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BMP ID: 1538
Title: Acquire permits from the appropriate federal and state agencies before manipulating or destroying a raptor nest
Text: "If nest manipulation or a situation requiring a 'taking' of a raptor nest becomes necessary, a special permit will be obtained from the Denver USDI-FWS Office, Permit Section, and will be initiated with sufficient lead time to allow for development of mitigation. Required corresponding permits will be obtained from the WGFD in Cheyenne."
Source Publication Name: Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field Record of Decision
Citation Section: Appendix B: Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Project Performance-Based Monitoring and Best Management Practices
Citation Page: B-17
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field: Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field (GREATER GREEN RIVER)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: David Simons
BLM - Wyoming State Office
5353 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82003  United States
Phone:(307) 328-4328     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Wildlife
Location: Wyoming
• Raptor
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Date Entered: 2009-02-04 13:43 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-02-04 13:43 UTC