[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 98 (Tuesday, May 21, 2013)]
[Pages 29774-29775]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12051]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R6-ES-2013-N113; 60120-1113-0000-C2]

Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised 
Supplement to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan; Extension of Public 
Comment Period

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are 
extending the public comment period for a Draft Revised Supplement to 
the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan in the greater Yellowstone area. If you 
have previously submitted comments, please do not resubmit them, 
because we have already incorporated them in the public record and will 
fully consider them in our final Supplement.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted by June 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Send comments by U.S. mail to Chris Servheen, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, University Hall--

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Room 309, Missoula, MT 59812, or via email to FerretSHA@fws.gov. An 
electronic copy of the draft Revised Supplement to the Grizzly Bear 
Recovery Plan is available at http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/species/mammals/grizzly/yellowstoneindex.html.
    If you do not have access to the Web site, you may request hard 
copies by telephone at (406) 243-4903 or by letter to the address 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Servheen, Grizzly Bear Recovery 
Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (406) 243-4903.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 22, 2013 we published a Federal 
Register notice (78 FR 17708) announcing the availability of a draft 
Revised Supplement to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan. This supplement 
proposes to revise the demographic recovery criteria for the 
Yellowstone Ecosystem. We are providing the public more time to review 
these documents by extending the public comment period for another 30 
days in response to a request from Earthjustice, on behalf of Defenders 
of Wildlife, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, the Natural Resources 
Defense Council, and the Sierra Club. For information on where to view 
the documents and how to submit comments, please see the ADDRESSES 
section above.

Public Availability of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email 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 may 
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.


    We provide this notice under section 4(f) of the Endangered Species 
Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 
17.1 et seq.) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 
U.S.C. 4371 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1500 et 

    Dated: May 9, 2013.
Matt Hogan,
Acting Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.
[FR Doc. 2013-12051 Filed 5-20-13; 8:45 am]