[Federal Register: March 2, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 41)]
[Page 9576]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.


SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before April 2, 2007.

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 (telephone: 
503-231-2063; 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: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above Portland address (telephone: 503-231-2063; fax: 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits 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.

Permit No. TE-140683

Applicant: Susan I. Jarvi, Hilo, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (inoculate and collect 
biological samples) captive nene (Branta sandvicensis) in conjunction 
with vaccination research in Kona, Hilo, and Waikaloa, Hawaii for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-145562

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Moss Landing, 

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, locate and 
monitor nests, band, tag, transmitter, collect biological samples) the 
Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis) in conjunction with 
scientific research throughout the species range in the State of Hawaii 
for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. 145851

Applicant: Andrew Engilis, Davis, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, hold, weigh, 
measure, band, and collect biological samples) the Hawaiian duck (Anas 
wyvilliana, and take (capture and release) the Hawaiian moorhen 
(Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis, and the Hawaiian coot (Fulica alai) 
in conjunction with scientific research on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, 
and Hawaii in the State of Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing their 
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Our practice is to make comments, including names 
and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during 
regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we 
withhold their home addresses from the record, which we will honor to 
the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which 
we would withhold from the record a respondent's identity, as allowable 
by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must 
state this prominently at the beginning of your comment, but you should 
be aware that we may be required to disclose your name and address 
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. However, we will not 
consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Comments 
and materials received will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: February 7, 2007.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1
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