[Federal Register: May 22, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 98)]
[Page 28709-28710]
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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 June 21, 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.

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-003483

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii National Park, Hawaii.

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (capture and take into 
captivity) the palila (Loxioides bailleui), on the island of Hawaii, in 
the State of Hawaii, in conjunction with captive propagation for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-146777

Applicant: Arleone Dibben-Young, Kaunakakai, Hawaii.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, band, mark, and 
release) the Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni) and the 
Hawaiian coot (Fulica alai) in conjunction with life history and 
disease studies on the island of Maui, in the State of Hawaii for the 
purpose of enhancing their survival.

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Permit No. TE-056557

Applicant: Bureau of Reclamation, Burley, Idaho.

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (capture, collect, and 
sacrifice) the Snake River physa snail (Physa natricina) in conjunction 
with demographic, hydrologic, and genetic research throughout the range 
of the species for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Public Review of Comments

    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications.
    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.
    Comments and materials received will be available for public 
inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above 

    Dated: May 15, 2007.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E7-9802 Filed 5-21-07; 8:45 am]