[Federal Register: December 10, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 236)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2009-N231] [10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for 


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the 
public to comment on applications for permits to conduct enhancement of 
survival activities with endangered species. The Endangered Species Act 
of 1973, as amended (Act) requires that we solicit public comment on 
these permit applications involving endangered species.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
January 11, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
recovery permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species 
under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We are 

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review of and comment on these applications by local, State, and 
Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE-225693

Applicant: Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Captain Cook, 

    The applicant requests a permit to remove and reduce to possession 
Prithchardia affinis (loulu) in conjunction with seed collection and 
phenology studies on National Park Service land on the island of Hawaii 
in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-003483

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 
Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The permittee requests a permit amendment to remove and reduce to 
possession (collect) Cyanea glabra (haha) and Pritchardia affinis 
(loulu) in conjunction with assessing genetic diversity and population 
structure on the islands of Hawaii and Maui in the State of Hawaii for 
the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Public Comments

    Please refer to the permit number for the applications when 
submitting comments.
    We are soliciting public review and comment on these recovery 
permit applications. Before including your address, phone number, e-
mail address, or other personal identifying information in your 
comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including your 
personal identifying information--may be made publicly available at any 
time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 
will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours at the above address.

    Dated: November 16, 2009.
David J. Wesley,
Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E9-29433 Filed 12-9-09; 8:45 am]