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E-M:/ URGENT---PIPING PLOVER NEEDS HELP!!!!



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Enviro-Mich message from Murphwild1@aol.com
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Greetings,

I would STRONGLY urge everyone to OPPOSE incidental take permission to 
destroy Piping Plover Habitat. Please get involved!!! This is outrageous! 
Please use the information below to get involved.


Murray Dailey
Northwoods Wilderness Recovery






PIPING PLOVER, RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT HCP & ITP: This notice advises
the public that Magic Carpet Woods Association (Applicant) has applied
to the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) for an incidental take
permit. The application has been assigned permit number TE 025433. The
applicant requests a permit to authorize the incidental take associated
with harassment (i.e., harm) of the piping plover (Charadrius melodus)
which is federally listed as endangered. The permit is requested for a
period of 25 years. The take would occur as a result of residential
construction adjacent to Lake Michigan in Leelanau Township, Leelanau
County, Michigan. The Service also announces the availability of a
Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), draft Implementing Agreement, and
Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the incidental take
application.
DATES: Written comments on the permit application and HCP should be
received on or before May 22, 2000.
ADDRESSES: Individuals wishing copies of the permit application, HCP,
Implementing Agreement, or Draft EA, may contact the Service's Regional
Office, Fort Snelling, Minnesota. The documents will also be available
for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at
the Regional Office or the East Lansing Field Office. Written data or
comments concerning the application, EA, or HCP should be submitted to
the Regional Office. Please reference permit under TE-025433 in such
comments.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling,
Minnesota 55111-4056, Telephone: 612/713-5343, Fax: 612/713-5292.Field
Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, East Lansing Field Office,
2651 Coolidge Rd., Suite 101, East Lansing, Michigan 48823-6316,
Telephone: 517/351-6274.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pete Fasbender, Regional HCP
Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Snelling, Minnesota,
telephone 612/713-5343.
Federal Register: April 20, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 77)Page
21203-21204.

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