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BMP ID: 3535
Title: Avoid oil and gas operations within 1.25 miles of plains sharp-tailed grouse leks
Text: "PLAINS SHARP-TAILED GROUSE: Avoid oil and gas operations within 1.25 miles of any known plains sharp-tailed grouse lek, and within mapped plains sharp-tailed grouse breeding or summer habitat outside the 1.25 mile buffer. Select sites for development that will not disturb suitable nest cover or brood-rearing habitats within 1.25 miles of an active lek, or within identified nesting and brood-rearing habitats outside the 1.25 mile perimeter."
Source Publication Name: Colorado Division of Wildlife's Actions to Minimize Adverse Impacts to Wildlife Resources (October 2008)
Citation Page: 27
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Colorado Division of Wildlife
6060 Broadway
Denver, Colorado  80216  United States
Phone:(303) 297-1192     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Colorado
• Grouse, Plains Sharp-tailed
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Date Entered: 2009-03-09 16:47 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-06-22 09:48 UTC