[Federal Register: May 8, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 90)]
[Page 26138-26139]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2008-N0076; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of application to amend permit; request 
for comments.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the 
public to comment on the following application to amend an existing 
permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: We must receive your written data or comments by June 9, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-2063) or fax 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicant has applied to amend 
an existing scientific research permit to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We solicit review and comment 
from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE-146777

    Applicant: Arleone Dibben-Young, Kaunakakai, Molokai, Hawaii
    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to take 
(capture, measure, band, mark, release, and recapture) the Hawaiian 
duck (Anas wyvilliana) in conjunction with research on the Island of 
Molokai in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing its

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survival. This permit currently covers capture and banding of the 
Hawaiian coot (Fulica alai) and Hawaiian stilt (Himantopus mexicanus 
knudseni), for which a notice was originally published in the Federal 
Register on May 22, 2007 (72 FR 28709).

Public Review of Comments

    Please refer to the permit number for the application when 
submitting comments.
    We solicit public review and comment on this recovery permit 
application. 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: April 10, 2008.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-10233 Filed 5-7-08; 8:45 am]