[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 40 (Tuesday, March 1, 2011)]
[Page 11258]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-4521]

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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2010-N287; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Plants; Receipt of Application for Enhancement of 
Survival Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of a permit application; request for 


SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), invite the public to comment on an application for a permit 
to conduct enhancement of survival activities with an endangered 

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
March 31, 2011.

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 applicant has applied for a 
recovery permit 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 
soliciting review of and comments on this application by local, State, 
and Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE-30445A

    Applicant: Benjamin Blonder, Tucson, Arizona.
    The applicant requests a permit to remove/reduce to possession 
Argyroxiphium kauense (Mauna Loa silversword) at Hawaii Volcanoes 
National Park, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, in conjunction with scientific 
studies for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Public Comments

    We are soliciting public review and comment on this recovery permit 
application. Submit written comments to the Program Manager, Endangered 
Species (see address above). 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.
    Please refer to the permit number for the application when 
submitting comments. 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: January 11, 2011.
Richard R. Hannan,
Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-4521 Filed 2-28-11; 8:45 am]