[Federal Register: July 31, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 147)]
[Page 39521-39522]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications.


SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for a scientific 
research permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species 
pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 
as amended (16 USC 1531 et seq.).

Permit No. 036890

    Applicant: Virginia S. Moran, Julian, California

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    The applicant requests an amendment to the existing permit to take 
(remove or reduce to possession) Munz's onion (Allium munzii) in 
conjunction with survey activities, including removal for voucher 
specimens for discovery of new populations, on Cleveland National 
Forest lands, San Diego County, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-005956

    Applicant: USGS, Biological Resources Division, Western Fisheries 
Research Center
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, measure, weigh, 
mark, release, and sacrifice) the cui-ui (Chasmistes jujus) and Ash 
Meadows Amargosa pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes); take 
(capture, release, and sacrifice) the Moapa dace (Moapa coriacea); take 
(capture, mark, and release) the Warm Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon 
nevadensis pectoralis), White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi 
baileyi), Hiko White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi grandis), 
Independence Valley speckled dace (Rhinichthys osulus lethoporus); take 
(capture, release, and harass by observation) the White River spinedace 
(Lepidomeda albivalis); and take (harass by observation) the Pahranagat 
roundtail chub (Gila robusta jordani) and Ash Meadows speckled dace 
(Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis) in Nevada and Idaho for the purpose of 
scientific research to enhance the survival of the species. This permit 
was previously issued as subpermit NBSWFRC.

Permit No. TE-827500

    Applicant: Sean Barry, Dixon, California
    The applicant requests permit amendment to take (harass by survey, 
capture) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis 
tetrataenia) in conjunction with presence/absence surveys during pre-
construction activities throughout the species' range in California, 
for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. 044854

    Applicant: Michael Parker, Ashland, Oregon
    The applicant requests a permit to take (remove from the wild) 
Devils Hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) in conjunction with 
scientific research in Nye County, Nevada, for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival.

Permit No. 044846

    Applicants: Channel Islands National Park and USGS-BRD, Western 
Ecological Research Center, Ventura, California
    The applicants request a permit to take (remove for voucher 
specimens, seed and fruit collection, and propagation materials) 
Hoffman's rock-cress (Arabis hoffmannii ssp. tenuiflora), Santa Rosa 
Island manzanita (Arctostaphylos confertiflora), island barbarry 
(Berberis pinnata ssp. insularia), soft-leaved paintbrush (Castilleja 
mollis), Santa Barbara Island live-forever (Dudleya traskiae), island 
bedstraw (Galium buxifolium), Hoffman's slender flowered gilia (Gilia 
tenuiflora ssp. hoffmanii), Santa Cruz Island bushmallow (Malacothamnus 
fasciculatus var. nesioticus), Santa Cruz Island malacothrix 
(Malacothrix indecora), island malacothrix (Malacothrix squalida), 
island phacelia (Phacelia insluaris ssp. insularis), and Santa Cruz 
Island fringepod (Thysanocarpus conchuliferus) in conjunction with 
surveys and scientific research in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties 
for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-039111

    Applicant: Gary Burchett, Fallbrook, California
    The applicant requests a permit to take the southwestern willow 
flycatcher (Empidonax trailii extimus) in conjunction with presence/
absence surveys in Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-807303

    Applicant: Rudi Mattoni, Los Angeles, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) and 
Laguna Mountains skipper (Pyrgus ruralis lagunae) in conjunction with 
presence/absence surveys in southern California, for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-044572

    Applicant: Chris Pyke, Santa Barbara, California
    The applicant requests a permit to take (collect cysts) the 
Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), and the vernal pool fairy shrimp 
(Branchinecta lynchi) in conjunction with ecological research in San 
Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Tulare, Merced, Butte, Yuma, and 
Sutter Counties, California for the purpose of enhancing their 

Permit No. TE-045153

    Applicant: Dustin Janeke, Mangilao, Guam
    The applicant has requested a permit to take (capture, mark, radio-
track, collect tissue samples, and release) the Mariana fruit bat 
(Pteropus mariannus mariannus) in conjunction with scientific research 
in Guam, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

DATES: Written comments on these permit applications must be received 
on or before August 30, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species, Ecological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 
NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4181; Fax: (503) 231-6243. 
Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when 
submitting comments. All comments received, including names and 
addresses, will become part of the official administrative record and 
may be made available to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documents and other information 
submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to 
the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by 
any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents 
within 20 days of the date of publication of this notice to the address 
above; telephone: (503) 231-2063. Please refer to the respective permit 
number for each application when requesting copies of documents.

    Dated: July 18, 2001.
Rowan W. Gould,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, Portland, Oregon.
[FR Doc. 01-18975 Filed 7-30-01; 8:45 am]