[Federal Register: November 20, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 224)]
[Page 65466-65467]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Application of Endangered Species Recovery Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.


SUMMARY: We announce our receipt of an application to conduct certain 
activities pertaining to enhancement of survival of endangered species.

DATES: Written comments on this request for a permit must be received 
December 22, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the 
Assistant Regional Director-Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, PO Box 25486, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225-
0486; telephone 303-236-7400; facsimile 303-236-0027.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documents and other information 
submitted with this application are available for review, subject to 

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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 303-236-7400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicant has requested 
issuance of an enhancement of survival 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 
    Applicant: Jeff Hagener, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and 
Parks, Helena, Montana, TE-077698.
    The applicant requests a permit for the future take of Westslope 
cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki lewsi) in conjunction with 
recovery in Montana. The permit application includes a proposed 
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances, in which the 
applicant voluntarily implements conservation activities to benefit the 
Westslope cutthroat trout. Candidate Conservation Agreements with 
Assurances encourage implementation of conservation efforts and reduce 
threats to species that are proposed for listing under the Endangered 
Species Act.

    Dated: October 21, 2003.
Ralph O. Morgenweck,
Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.
[FR Doc. 03-28973 Filed 11-19-03; 8:45 am]