[Federal Register: April 11, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 71)]
[Page 19869]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-R-2008-N0030; 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 May 12, 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 Portland address or by telephone (503-231-2063) 
or fax (503-231-6243).

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-003483.

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, 
Pacific Islands Ecosystem Research Center.

    The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to take 
(capture, attach satellite radio transmitters, collect blood samples, 
and release) the Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) in conjunction 
with research on the Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, for the 
purpose of enhancing its survival. Federal Register publication 
information about the original issuance and subsequent amendments to 
this permit follows:

   Federal Register publication date        Federal Register citation
November 6, 2000.......................   65 FR 66552
May 30, 2002...........................   67 FR 37855
October 9, 2003........................   68 FR 58354l
May 22, 2007...........................   72 FR 28709

Public Review of Comments

    Please refer to the respective permit number for each 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: March 13, 2008.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E8-7707 Filed 4-10-08; 8:45 am]