[Federal Register: December 5, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 234)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

ACTION: Notice of receipt of 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 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.).

Permit No. TE-814933

Applicant: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas.

    Applicant requests a permit to collect plant materials for research 
and recovery purposes from the following plant species within Texas: 
Ashy dogweed (Thymophylla tephroleuca), Black lace cactus (Echinocereus 
reichenbachii var. albertii), Bunched cory cactus (Coryphantha 
ramillosa), American chaffseed (Schwalbea americana), Chisos Mountains 
hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus chisoensis var. chisoensis), Davis'green 
pitaya (Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii), Hinckley Oak (Quercus 
hinckleyi), Johnston's frankenia (Frankenia johnstonii), Large-fruited 
sand-verbena (Abronia macrocarpa), Little Aguja pondweed (Potamogeton 
clystocarpus), Navasota ladies' tresses (Spiranthes parksii), Nellie 
cory cactus (Coryphantha minima), Pima pineapple cactus (Coryphantha 
scheeri var. robustispina), Slender rush-pea (Hoffmannseggia tenella), 
Sneed pincushion cactus (Coryphantha sneedii var. sneedii), South Texas 
ambrosia (Ambrosia cheiranthifolia), Star cactus (Astrophytum 
asterias), Terlingua Creek cat's eye (Cryptantha crassipes), Texas 
trailing phlox (Phlox nivalis ssp. Texensis), Texas ayenia (Ayenia 
limitaris), Texas poppy-mallow (Callirhoe scabriuscula), Texas prairie 
dawn-flower (Hymenoxys texana), Texas snowbells (Styrax texana), 
Tobusch fishhook cactus (Ancistrocactus tobuschii), Walker's manioc 
(Manihot walkerae), White bladderpod (Lesquerella pallida), and Zapata 
bladderpod (Lesquerella thamnophila). Applicant also requests 
authorization to conduct presence/absence surveys for the Ocelot (Felis 
pardalis), Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), 
Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis), Northern aplomado falcon 
(Falco femoralis septentrionalis), Whooping Crane (Grus americana) and 
Interior least tern (Sterna antillarum) within Texas.

Permit No. TE-049001

Applicant: Plateau Integrated Land and Wildlife Management, Dripping 
Springs, Texas.

    Applicant requests a permit to conduct presence/absence surveys and 
nest monitoring for the Golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) 
and Black-capped vireo (Viero atricapillus) within Texas.

Permit No. TE-050021

Applicant: Greg Clark, Chandler, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a permit for recovery purposes to conduct 
presence/absence surveys for the Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl 
(Glaucidium brasilianum) in Pima County, Arizona.

Permit No. TE-050241

Applicant: Carothers Environmental, LLC, Sedona, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a permit for recovery purposes to conduct 
presence/absence surveys for the following species: Cactus ferruginous 
pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum), Southwestern willow 
flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Hualapai Mexican Vole 
(Microtus mexicanus hualpaiensis), Humpback chub (Gila cypha), 
Razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), and Kanab ambersnail (Oxyloma 
haydeni kanabensis) within Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

DATES: Written comments on these permit applications must be received 
on or before January 4, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103; (505) 248-6649; Fax (505) 248-
6788. Documents will be available for public inspection by written 
request, by appointment only, during normal business hours (8 to 4:30) 
at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 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: Chief, Endangered Species Division, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the above address. 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 30 days of the date of publication of this 
notice, to the address above.

Susan MacMullin,
Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 2, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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