[Federal Register: June 3, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 106)]
[Page 33180]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Threatened Species for 
the City and County of Denver, Acting by and Through Its Board of Water 
Commissioners, Denver, CO

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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


SUMMARY: On February 11, 2003, notice was published in the Federal 
Register (68 FR 6756) that an application had been filed with the Fish 
and Wildlife Service (Service) by the City and County of Denver, acting 
by and through its Board of Water Commissioners 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 (Act) (16 U.S.C. 1539), as amended. The ``Environmental 
Assessment/Habitat Conservation Plan for the Issuance of an Endangered 
Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit for the Incidental Take of the 
Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) for the City 
and County of Denver's Board of Water Commissioners in Boulder, 
Jefferson, and Douglas Counties, Colorado,'' accompanied the permit 
    Notice is hereby given that on May 2, 2003, as authorized by the 
provisions of the Act, the Service issued a permit (TE-068418-0) 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 Act.
    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 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

    Dated: April 30, 2003.
John A. Blankenship,
Regional Director, Region 6.
[FR Doc. 03-13783 Filed 6-2-03; 8:45 am]