[Federal Register: June 17, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 117)]
[Page 34312-34313]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2008-N0141; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of application to amend permit; request for 


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 July 17, 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-043638

Applicant: U.S. Army Natural Resources Center, Schofield Barracks, 

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to 
remove/reduce to possession (collect pollen and seeds) Hedyotis 
coriacea (kio'ele) and to take (collect eggs, rear in captivity, 
capture adults, photograph, release, and collect voucher specimens) the 
Hawaiian picture-wing flies Drosophila aglaia, D. hemipeza, D. 
montgomeryi, D. obatai, D. substenoptera, and D. tarphytrichia, in 
conjunction with research on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, for the 
purpose of enhancing their survival. This permit currently covers 
removal and reduction to possession of Chamaescyce herbstii (akoko), 
Hesperomannia arbuscula (no common name), Phyllostegia kaalaensis (no 
common name), and Schiedea kaalae (no common name); and take of the 
Oahu tree snails (Achatinella spp.) and Oahu elepaio (Chasiempis 
sandwichensis ibidis), for which notices were originally published in 
the Federal

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Register on July 20, 2005 (70 FR 41786), August 6, 2006 (71 FR 47242), 
and November 16, 2007 (72 FR 64665).

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: May 23, 2008.
Ren Lohoefener,
Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-13486 Filed 6-16-08; 8:45 am]