[Federal Register: March 24, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 57)]
[Page 13866-13867]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery 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 (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (``we'') 
solicits review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies, 
and the public on the following permit requests.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before April 23, 2004.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological 
Services, 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

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a copy of such documents within 30 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.


Permit No. TE-068142

Applicant: The University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (collect) the Blackburn's 
sphinx moth (Manduca blackburni) in conjunction with captive 
propagation and genetic research throughout the range of the species 
for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-702631

Applicant: Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Portland, Oregon.

    The permittee requests an amendment to take the Rota bridled white 
eye (Zosterops rotensis) in conjunction with recovery efforts 
throughout the range of the species for the purpose of enhancing its 
propagation and survival.

Permit No. TE-082914

Applicant: David Bainbridge, Verona, Illinois.

    The applicant requests a permit to purchase, in interstate 
commerce, one female and one male captive bred Hawaiian (=nene) goose 
(Branta [=Nesochen] sandvicensis) for the purpose of enhancing its 
survival. This notification covers activities conducted by the 
applicant over the next 5 years.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications.

    Dated: March 5, 2004.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 04-6531 Filed 3-23-04; 8:45 am]