[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 231 (Thursday, December 1, 2011)]
[Page 74805]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30944]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R5-ES-2011-N248; [50120-1112-0000-F2]

Draft Environmental Assessment, Incidental Take Plan, and 
Application for an Incidental Take Permit; Maine Department of Inland 
Fisheries and Wildlife's Statewide Furbearer Trapping Program; 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; announcement of public meeting.


SUMMARY: On November 9, 2011, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), published a notice of availability of a draft environmental 
assessment (EA) and an application from the Maine Department of Inland 
Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) for an incidental take permit under the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA), for public comment. 
We also announced public meetings. However, we made an error in the end 
date we gave for public comments. This notice corrects that date error.

DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments 
by February 7, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Send comments by U.S. mail to Attn: Lynx HCP, Laury Zicari, 
Field Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Maine Field Office, 
17 Godfrey Drive, Suite 2, Orono, ME 04473; or via electronic 
mail to hcpmainetrapping@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and NEPA regulations (40 CFR 1506.6), we opened a 
public comment period for a draft EA regarding an application from the 
MDIFW for an incidental take permit in a November 9, 2011, Federal 
Register notice (76 FR 69758). The notice had an incorrect end date for 
the comment period. Please see the DATES section for our corrected 
comment period end date.
    For background information, where to obtain documents for review, 
areas to focus on when providing public comments, and dates of public 
meetings, see our earlier notice.

    Authority: This notice is provided pursuant to section 10(c) of 
the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and NEPA regulations (40 CFR 

    Dated: November 22, 2011.
Margaret T. Kolar,
Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region.
[FR Doc. 2011-30944 Filed 11-30-11; 8:45 am]