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data, and/or copies of any pertinent Fish and Wildlife Service, 2321 West administrative record. The draft plan
publications, reports, or letters by Royal Palm Road, Suite 103, Phoenix, was subsequently updated again and
knowledgeable sources. Our practice is Arizona, 85021–4951 (602/242–0210) to made available for public and peer
to make comments, including names obtain a copy via the mail or in person review in 2004 (69 FR 55447), with a re-
and home addresses of respondents, at the addresses above. opening of the public comment period
available for public review during FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: for an additional 30 days in 2005 (70 FR
normal business hours. Individual Mima Falk, Arizona Ecological Services 1736).
respondents may request that we Tucson Suboffice, 201 N Bonita Ave.,
withhold their home addresses from the Sentry milk-vetch is known from
Tucson, Arizona 85745 (520/670–6150 three locations on the South Rim of the
supporting record, which we will honor ext. 225).
to the extent allowable by law. There Grand Canyon, where Kaibab limestone
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: forms large flat platforms with shallow
also may be circumstances in which we
may withhold from the supporting Background soils near pinyon-juniper woodlands.
record a respondent’s identity, as There are currently fewer than 600
Restoring an endangered or
allowable by law. If you wish us to threatened animal or plant species to individual sentry milk-vetch plants
withhold your name and/or address, the point where it is again a secure, self- between the three locations. The
you must state this prominently at the sustaining member of its ecosystem is a primary cause of decline of the largest
beginning of your comment, but you primary goal of the Service’s population at Maricopa Point prior to
should be aware that the Service may be endangered species program. To help protection was trampling by Park
required to disclose your name and guide the recovery effort, the Service is visitors, although drought conditions
address pursuant to the Freedom of working to prepare recovery plans for may have worsened the situation. We
Information Act. However, we will not most of the listed species native to the carefully assessed the best scientific and
consider anonymous comments. We United States. Recovery plans describe commercial information available
will make all submissions from actions considered necessary for regarding the past, present, and future
organizations or businesses, and from conservation of species, establish threats faced by sentry milk-vetch as
individuals identifying themselves as criteria for the recovery levels for part of our 1990 final determination to
representatives or officials of downlisting or delisting them, and list this species as endangered (55 FR
organizations or businesses, available estimate time and cost for implementing 50184). The four major threats identified
for public inspection in their entirety. the recovery measures needed. in the rule listing the species were: (1)
Authority The Endangered Species Act of 1973 Destruction of habitat and damage to
(Act), as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et individuals through human disturbance
This document is published under the seq.), requires the development of
authority of the Endangered Species Act (trampling); (2) over-utilization due to
recovery plans for listed species, unless collection; (3) inadequacy of existing
(16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). such a plan would not promote the regulatory mechanisms to provide
Dated: September 14, 2006. conservation of a particular species. protection of habitat; and (4) naturally
Cynthia K. Dohner, Section 4(f) of the Act, as amended in low reproduction of the species. The
Acting Regional Director, Southeast Region. 1988, requires that public notice and an
recovery plan reassesses current threats
[FR Doc. E6–15824 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] opportunity for public review and
to the species and provides recovery
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actions to lessen and alleviate
plan development. We will consider all
information presented during the public significant threats.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR comment period prior to approval of The recovery plan recommends
each new or revised recovery plan. We, downlisting to threatened when four
Fish and Wildlife Service along with other Federal agencies, will viable populations of 1,000 plants each
also take these comments into account have been established and maintained
Notice of Availability of the Final in the course of implementing approved for 10–30 years, and delisting when
Sentry Milk-Vetch Recovery Plan recovery plans. eight populations have been established
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, The recovery plan describes the and maintained for 10–30 years. These
Interior. status, current management, recovery criteria are based on considerations of
ACTION: Notice of availability. criteria, and specific actions needed to population viability and resiliency,
reclassify the sentry milk-vetch from redundancy, climatic factors, and
SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and endangered to threatened and for habitat protection. The time to reach
Wildlife Service (Service), announce the eventual consideration for delisting. An downlisted or recovered status is not
availability of the final recovery plan for original draft of the recovery plan was known, but will depend on the time
the sentry milk-vetch (Astragalus developed by Dr. Joyce Maschinski, a
cremnophylax var. cremnophylax). necessary to survey existing habitat,
botanist and species specialist from the
Three populations of this endangered accomplish priority research needs,
Arboretum at Flagstaff. The document
plant are known to occur on land establish a botanical garden population,
was reviewed and updated by a team of
managed by the National Park Service in establish new wild populations, and
botanists, soil scientists, naturalists and
the Grand Canyon National Park (Park) National Park Service land managers implement management to protect the
in Coconino County, Arizona. that have a history of researching or species. Estimated costs for the first 5
ADDRESSES: Persons may obtain a copy managing the plant and its habitat. In years of recovery implementation total
of the recovery plan by accessing the 1993, the draft recovery plan for the $963,000.
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Service’s Arizona Ecological Services sentry milk-vetch underwent technical Authority


Field Office Internet Web page at and public review, but was not finalized
http://arizonaes.fws.gov or by at that time due to other high priority The authority for this action is
contacting the Field Supervisor, Arizona work. The reviews received on the 1993 Section 4(f) of the Endangered Species
Ecological Services Field Office, U.S. draft are maintained in the Service’s Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f).

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56548 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 27, 2006 / Notices

Dated: September 6, 2006. ACTION:Notice of issuance of permits for Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington,
Christopher T. Jones, marine mammals. Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281.
Acting Regional Director, Region 2, Fish and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Wildlife Service. SUMMARY: The following permits were Division of Management Authority,
[FR Doc. E6–15873 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] issued. telephone 703/358–2104.
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ADDRESSES: Documents and other SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is
information submitted with these hereby given that on the dates below, as
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR applications are available for review, authorized by the provisions of the
subject to the requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972,
Fish and Wildlife Service Privacy Act and Freedom of Information as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the
Act, by any party who submits a written Fish and Wildlife Service issued the
Issuance of Permits requested permits subject to certain
request for a copy of such documents to:
conditions set forth therein.
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division
Interior. of Management Authority, 4401 North Marine Mammals

Permit
Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice issuance date

124503 ............... Randall M. Peters ................................................ 71 FR 35692; June 21, 2006 .............................. August 25, 2006.
126959 ............... Frank S. Noska, IV .............................................. 71 FR 37602; June 30, 2006 .............................. August 25, 2006.
127173 ............... James R. Hens .................................................... 71 FR 37602; June 30, 2006 .............................. August 25, 2006.

Dated: September 8, 2006. ACTION:Notice of issuance of permit for Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington,
Monica Farris, marine mammals. Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281.
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Division of Management Authority. SUMMARY: The following permit was Division of Management Authority,
[FR Doc. E6–15771 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] issued. telephone 703/358–2104.
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ADDRESSES: Documents and other SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is
information submitted with this hereby given that on the dates below, as
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR application is available for review, authorized by the provisions of the
subject to the requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972,
Fish and Wildlife Service Privacy Act and Freedom of Information as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the
Act, by any party who submits a written Fish and Wildlife Service issued the
Issuance of Permits requested permit(s) subject to certain
request for a copy of such documents to:
conditions set forth therein.
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division
Interior. of Management Authority, 4401 North Marine Mammals

Permit
Permit No. Applicant Receipt of application Federal Register notice issuance date

125905 ............... Marty R. Barber ................................................... 71 FR 37602; June 30, 2006 .............................. September 8, 2006.

Dated: September 15, 2006. additional 20-year terms. Extension of 1. Public Land Order No. 6629 (51 FR
Michael L. Carpenter, these orders is necessary to continue the 41104, November 13, 1986) and Public
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, protection of the Lower Salmon River in Land Order No. 6670 (53 FR 10535,
Division of Management Authority. Idaho, Lewis, and Nez Perce Counties. April 1, 1988), which withdrew a total
[FR Doc. E6–15772 Filed 9–26–06; 8:45 am] Effective Date: September 27, 2006. of 26,593.81 acres of public lands and
BILLING CODE 4310–55–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: minerals from settlement, sale, location,
Jackie Simmons, BLM Idaho State and entry under the general land laws,
Office, 1387 S. Vinnel Way, Boise, Idaho including the United States mining
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 83709, 208–373–3867. laws, but not the mineral leasing laws,
to protect the Lower Salmon River, are
Bureau of Land Management SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of
hereby each extended for additional 20-
the original withdrawal orders
[ID–933–1430–ET; DK–G–06–0005, IDI–7322] year terms.
containing a legal description of the
lands involved are available from the 2. Public Land Order No. 6629 will
Public Land Order No. 7671; Extension expire on November 12, 2026 and
Bureau of Land Management, Idaho
of Public Land Orders No. 6629 and Public Land Order No. 6670 will expire
State Office at the address above.
No. 6670; Idaho on March 31, 2028, unless, as a result
Order of a review conducted prior to the
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
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Interior. By virtue of the authority vested in expiration dates pursuant to Section


ACTION: Public Land Order. the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and
204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C.
SUMMARY: This order extends Public Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (2000), the Secretary determines
Land Orders No. 6629 and No. 6670 for 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: that the withdrawals shall be extended.

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