[Federal Register: October 4, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 193)]
[Page 62259]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Threatened Species for 
the Lincoln Meadows Commercial Development, Douglas County, CO

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permit for incidental take of endangered 


    On March 21, 2002, a notice was published in the Federal Register 
(Vol. 67 No. 55 FR 13184), that an application had been filed with the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) by Strawberry Meadows, Inc., 
on behalf of the Lincoln Meadows commercial development, Douglas 
County, Colorado, for a permit to incidentally take Preble's meadow 
jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei), pursuant to section 
10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1539), as 
amended. The ``Environmental Assessment/Habitat Conservation Plan for 
Issuance of an Endangered Species Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit for the 
Incidental Take of the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius 
preblei) at Lincoln Meadows in Douglas County, Colorado'' accompanied 
the permit application.
    Notice is hereby given that on August 28, 2002, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Endangered Species Act, the Service issued a 
permit (TE-053241) to the above named party subject to certain 
conditions set forth therein. The permit was granted only after the 
Service determined that it was applied for in good faith, that granting 
the permit will not be to the disadvantage of the threatened species, 
and that it will be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth 
in the Endangered Species Act, as amended.
    Additional information on this permit action may be requested by 
contacting the Colorado Field Office, 755 Parfet Street, Suite 361, 
Lakewood, Colorado 80215, telephone (303) 275-2370, between the hours 
of 7 am and 4:30 pm weekdays.

    Dated: August 27, 2002.
Ralph O. Morganweck,
Regional Director, Region 6.
[FR Doc. 02-25239 Filed 10-3-02; 8:45 am]