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BMP ID: 4276
Title: No long-term land use that has adverse impacts shall be done within buffer of occupied nests.
Text: "Special Status Species, Raptors (OCCUPIED NESTS): Planning Area Wide: Long-term land use activities that would have an adverse impact would not be allowed within the seasonal and spatial buffer of occupied nests. Short-term land use activities would be allowed within the spatial buffer of raptor nests as long as it occurs outside the seasonal buffer."
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-22
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
• Raptor
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-03-19 10:38 UTC
Last Updated: 2010-02-26 13:06 UTC