[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 110 (Wednesday, June 8, 2011)]
[Pages 33336-33337]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14206]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2011-N106; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Plants and Wildlife; Receipt of Application for 
Enhancement of Survival Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of permit application; request for 


SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), invite the public to comment on applications for permits to 
conduct enhancement of survival activities with endangered species.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
July 8, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments can be sent to the Endangered Species Program 
Manager, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE 
11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-6131) or fax 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicant has applied for a 
recovery permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species 
under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We are 
soliciting review of and comments on the application by local, State, 
and Federal agencies, and the public.

Permit No. TE-043638

    Applicant: Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army, Schofield 
Barracks, Hawaii.
    The permittee requests a permit amendment to take (collect for 
captive propagation, collect genetic samples, and reintroduce or 
translocate) Oahu tree snails (Achatinella spp.) on Oahu Island, 
Hawaii, in conjunction with life-history studies for the purpose of 
enhancing their survival. This permit currently covers more limited 
take (capture, mark, release, and salvage) of the Oahu tree snails, as 
well as take of the Hawaiian picture-wing flies (Drosophila aglaia, D. 
hemipeza, D. montgomeryi, D. obatai, D. substenoptera, and D. 
tarphytrichia) and Oahu elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis), and 
removal and reduction to possession of Chamaescyce herbstii (akoko), 
Hesperomannia arbuscula (no common name), Hedyotis coriacea (kio'ele), 
Phyllostegia kaalaensis (no common name), and Schiedea kaalae (no 
common name), for

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which notices were originally published in the Federal Register on July 
20, 2005 (70 FR 41786), August 6, 2006 (71 FR 47242), November 16, 2007 
(72 FR 64665), and June 17, 2008 (73 FR 34312).

Public Comments

    We are soliciting public review and comment on this recovery permit 
application. Submit written comments to the Endangered Species Program 
Manager (see address above). Before including your address, phone 
number, email 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.
    Please refer to the appropriate permit number for the application 
when submitting comments. All comments and materials we receive in 
response to this request will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: May 21, 2011.
Richard R. Hannan,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-14206 Filed 6-7-11; 8:45 am]