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BMP ID: 4254
Title: Endangered species and ferruginous hawk nests will be protected for three years.
Text: "Special Status Species, Raptors: Unoccupied Nests: Threatened and endangered species and ferruginous hawk nests would be protected for a period of three years. New or additional surface occupancy would not be allowed within ¼ mile of their nests. All other raptor nests would have a buffer of ¼ mile from the nest site between February 15th and August 1st."
Source Publication Name: Vernal Resource Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Citation Section: Appendix K - Surface Stipulations Applicable to all Surface-Disturbing Activities
Citation Page: K-20, K-21
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field: Uinta Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Vernal Field Office
170 South 500 East
Vernal, Utah  84078  United States
Phone:(435) 781-4400     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(435) 781-4410
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Wildlife
Location: Utah
• Hawk, Ferruginous
• Raptor
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-03-19 09:45 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-07-22 13:08 UTC