East Foundation Programmatic and Proposed Safe Harbor Agreement for Ocelot Reintroduction and Enhancement of Survival Permit Application; South Texas
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of an application for an enhancement of survival permit pursuant to the Endangered Species Act for the proposed East Foundation Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for Ocelot Reintroduction in South Texas. The application package includes the safe harbor agreement and a draft screening form pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these documents. Before issuing the requested permit, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Submission of comments:
We will accept comments received on or before October 16, 2023.
Please visit the Federal Register website to read more about the background, documentation, comment period and other supplemental information.
The Service encourages the public to review and comment on the Enhancement of Survival Permit application for the proposed Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for Ocelot Reintroduction, and associated draft screening form pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. Public comments will be accepted through Oct. 16. 2023.
Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods:
- Internet: https://www.regulations.gov. Search for and submit comments on Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2023-0160; or
- U.S. mail: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2023-0160; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: PRB/3W, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.