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BMP ID: 5287
Title: A botanical expert must be on site when vegetation is cleared
Text: Project Implementation Phase: "3. Ensure that a botanical expert is on site when clearing of vegetation occurs in the vicinity of plant species of concern."
Source Publication Name: Recommended Best Management Practices for Plants of Concern: Practices Developed to Reduce the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Activities to Plants of Concern
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 7
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Betsy Neely
The Nature Conservancy: Colorado Field Office
2424 Spruce St.
Boulder, Colorado  80302   United States
Phone:(720) 974-7015     Alt. Phone:(303) 881-4144
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Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Colorado
• Astragalus debequaeus (DeBeque milkvetch)
• Astragalus humillimus (Mancos milkvetch)
• Astragalus osterhoutii (Kremmling milkvetch)
• Cryptantha gypsophila (Gypsum Valley cat's-eye)
• Eriogonum clavellatum (Comb Wash buckwheat)
• Eriogonum pelinophilum (Clay-loving Wild-Buckwheat)
• Lesquerella congesta (Dudley Bluffs bladderpod)
• Lesquerella parviflora (Piceance bladderpod)
• Mentzelia rhizomata (Roan Cliffs Blazingstar)
• Penstemon debilis (Parachute penstemon, Parachute beardtongu
• Penstemon fremontii var. glabrescens (Fremont's beardtongue)
• Penstemon grahamii (Uinta Basin beardtongue, Graham's p.)
• Penstemon scariosus var. albifluvis(White River beardtongue)
• Phacelia scopulina var. submutica (Debeque phacelia)
• Physaria obcordata (Dudley Bluffs twinpod)
• Thalictrum heliophyllum (Sun-loving Meadow Rue)
• Unknown
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Date Entered: 2009-05-12 09:29 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-05-12 09:29 UTC