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BMP ID: 1971
Title: Avoid land degradation
Text: "Avoid land-use practices that reduce soil moisture effectiveness, increase erosion, cause invasion of exotic plants, and reduce abundance and diversity of forbs."
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