[Federal Register: March 9, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 45)]
[Page 10814-10815]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2010-N012; 81420-1113-0000-F3]

Proposed Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for the Sacramento 
River Conservation Area Forum in Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Glenn, Colusa, 
Yolo, and Sutter Counties, CA

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability; receipt of application; reopening of 
comment period.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), recently 
announced our receipt of an application for an Enhancement of Survival 
Permit from the Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum (applicant) 
under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We now 
reopen the comment period on this application and the associated 
proposed safe harbor agreement. If you have previously submitted 
comments, please do not resubmit them because we have already 
incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider them in 
our final decision.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
April 8, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Ms. Kathy Brown, via U.S. mail at U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, 2800 Cottage 
Way, W-2605, Sacramento, California 95825; or via facsimile to (916) 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Brown, Sacramento Fish and 
Wildlife Office (see ADDRESSES); telephone: (916) 414-6600; facsimile: 
(916) 414-6713.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 21, 2009, we published a Federal 
Register notice (74 FR 67897) announcing our receipt of an application 
for an Enhancement of Survival Permit from the Sacramento River 
Conservation Area Forum under the Act (16 U.S.C 1531 et seq.). The 
permit application includes a proposed Safe Harbor Agreement 
(Agreement) between the Applicant and us for the Federally threatened 
valley elderberry longhorn beetle (Desmocerus californicus dimorphus) 
and the Federally threatened giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas). We 
took comments on the available documents until January 20, 2010. In 
response to several requests from local government agencies, non-
governmental organizations, and the general public we are reopening the 
comment period for an additional 30 days. We will consider these public 
comments in our final version of the document.
    For information on how to review available documents and submit 
comments or questions, along with background information on the safe 
harbor agreement process, see our December 21, 2009, notice (74 FR 
    We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the Act and our 
National Environmental Policy Act implementing regulations (40 CFR 

    Dated: March 2, 2010.
Susan K. Moore,
Field Supervisor, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, 
[FR Doc. 2010-4886 Filed 3-8-10; 8:45 am]