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BMP ID: 1970
Title: Make structures visible to flying grouse
Text: "Increase the visibility of fences and other structures occurring within 1 km of seasonal ranges by flagging or similar means if these structures appear hazardous to flying grouse (e.g., birds have been observed hitting or narrowly missing these structures or grouse remains have been found next to these structures)."
Source Publication Name: Wildlife Society Bulletin 2000, 28(4): 967
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 977
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Jack Connelly
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
600 S. Walnut St.
Boise, Idaho  83712  United States
Phone:(208) 334-3700     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Wildlife
Location: Western Region
• Sage grouse
Vegetation Types:
• Shrub lands
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-02-05 23:26 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-02-05 23:26 UTC