[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 171 (Tuesday, September 5, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52336-52337]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-7400]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications.

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SUMMARY: 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 of 1973, as 
amended.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before October 5, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103. Documents and other information 
submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to 
the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. 
Documents will be available for public inspection, by appointment only, 
during normal business hours at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 500 
Gold Ave. SW., Room 4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 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: Chief, Endangered Species Division, 
(505) 248-6920.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Permit No. TE-038050

Applicant: Trevor Hare, Tucson, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and enhance propagation for Gila Chub (Gila 
intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-794593

Applicant: Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, Texas.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to hold 
northern aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis) for 
educational displays within Texas.

Permit No. TE-828830

Applicant: Bureau of Land Management-Tucson, Tucson, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and enhance propagation for Gila Chub (Gila 
intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-841909

Applicant: Prescott National Forest, Chino Valley, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and enhance propagation for Gila Chub (Gila 
intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-841359

Applicant: Gila National Forest, Silver City, New Mexico.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and enhance propagation for Gila Chub (Gila 
intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-122838

Applicant: Jennifer Gumm, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for Leon Springs pupfish 
(Cyprinodon bovinus) within Texas.

Permit No. TE-814841

Applicant: Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and to collect seed and/or cuttings for 
Pediocactus bradyi (Brady pincushion cactus) and Pediocactus 
peeblesianus (Peebles Navajo cactus) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-122856

Applicant: George Robert Myers, Austin, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for Mexican long-nosed bat 
(Leptonycteris nivalis), lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae 
yerbabuenae), Barton Springs salamander (Eurycea sosorum), San Marcos 
Salamander (Eurycea nana), Texas blind salamander (Typhlomolge 
rathbuni), and Peck's cave amphipod (Stygobromus pecki) within Texas. 
Additionally, applicant requests authorization to survey for and 
collect the following species within Texas: Batrisodes texanus (Coffin 
Cave mold beetle), Stygoparnus comalensis (Comal Springs dryopid 
beetle), Heterelmis comalensis (Comal Springs riffle beetle), 
Batrisodes venyivi (Helotes mold beetle), Cicurina baronia (Robber 
Baron Cave meshweaver), Cicurina madla (Madla's cave meshweaver), 
Cicurina venii (Braken Bat Cave meshweaver), Cicurina vespera 
(Government Canyon Bat Cave meshweaver), Neoleptoneta microps 
(Government Canyon Bat Cave spider), Neoleptoneta myopica (Tooth Cave 
spider), Rhadine exilis (ground beetle, no common name), Rhadine 
infernalis (ground beetle, no common name), Rhadine persephone (Tooth 
Cave ground beetle), Tartarocreagris texana (Tooth Cave 
pseudoscorpion), Texamaurops reddelli (Kretschmarr Cave mold beetle), 
Texella cokendolpheri (Cokendolpher cave harvestman), Texella reddelli 
(Bee Creek Cave harvestman), and Texella reyesi (Bone Cave harvestman).

Permit No. TE-122857

Applicant: Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to collect and survey for Heterelmis comalensis (Comal Springs riffle 
beetle) within Texas.

Permit No. TE-123070

Applicant: Susana Morales, Tucson, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for the following species within 
Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas: black-capped vireo (Vireo 
atricapillus),

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cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum), golden-
cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia), interior least tern (Sterna 
antillarum), lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae 
yerbabuenae), northern aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis 
septentrionalis), piping plover (Charadrius melodus), red-cockaded 
woodpecker (Picoides borealis), southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus), Yuma clapper rail (Rallus longirostris 
yumanensis), and Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis).

Permit No. TE-009792

Applicant: The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and to collect seed and/or cuttings for 
Astragalus humillimus (Mancos milk-vetch) within New Mexico and 
Colorado.

Permit No. TE-028605

Applicant: SWCA Environmental Consultants, Flagstaff, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to allow 
presence/absence surveys for the following species throughout their 
respective ranges in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas: black-footed 
ferret (Mustela nigripes), Hualapai Mexican vole (Microtus mexicanus 
hualpaiensis), lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae 
yerbabuenae), Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis), Mount 
Graham red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis), Yuma clapper 
rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis), Gila chub (Gila intermedia), 
Sonoran tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi), and Virgin 
River chub (Gila robusta semidnuda).

Permit No. TE-088197

Applicant: High Mesa Research, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys for southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax 
traillii extimus) within New Mexico.

Permit No. TE-814933

Applicant: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct surveys, mist-net and collect tissue 
samples for Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) within Big 
Bend National Park, Texas.

Permit No. TE-127287

Applicant: Loren K. Ammerman, San Angelo, Texas.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct surveys, mist-net and collect tissue samples for Mexican 
long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) within Big Bend National Park, 
Texas.

Permit No. TE-039139

Applicant: Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct surveys, capture, light tag and zip-
line for lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) 
within Texas.

Permit No. TE-129406

Applicant: Gill Michael Sorg, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys for northern aplomado falcon (Falco 
femoralis septentrionalis) within Arizona and New Mexico.

Permit No. TE-006655

Applicant: Logan Simpson Design, Tempe, Arizona.

    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys and enhance propagation for Gila Chub (Gila 
intermedia) within Arizona.

Permit No. TE-130663

Applicant: Hermosa Montessori Charter School, Tucson, Arizona.

    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to monitor and enhance propogation for Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis 
occidentalis) and desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius) as well as 
providing management of holding facilities within Arizona.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.

    Dated: August 25, 2006.
Christopher T. Jones,
Acting Regional Director, Region 2, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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