[Federal Register: January 31, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 21)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2008-N0008; 80221-1113-0000-F5]

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 March 3, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 
8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916-
414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). 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: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, see ADDRESSES, (telephone: 760-431-9440; fax: 760-431-9624).

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. 
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.

Permit No. TE-085026

Applicant: Jeff Steinman, San Juan Capistrano, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to take (locate and monitor 
nests) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction 
with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the 
species in California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-172629

Applicant: Kirsten Sellheim, Davis, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to take (capture, collect, and 
kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the 
longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), and the vernal pool 
tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with research and 
genetic analysis in Lassen, Plumas, Mendocino, Lake Colusa, Sacramento, 
Napa, Alameda, Merced, Stanislaus, Fresno, Solano, San Luis Obispo, and 
Santa Barbara Counties, California, and in Jackson County, Oregon, for 
the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-035879

Applicant: Wildlands Incorporated, Rocklin, California

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander 
(Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys throughout the 
range of the species in California, for the purpose of enhancing its 

Permit No. TE-809232

Applicant: Bio-West, Incorporated, Logan, Utah

    The applicant requests an amendment to remove/reduce to possession 
Nitrophila mohavensis (Amargosa nitorphila) from Federal lands in 
conjunction with research in Nye

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County, Nevada, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be 
available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business 
hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

    Dated: January 24, 2008.
Michael Fris,
Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. E8-1684 Filed 1-30-08; 8:45 am]