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BMP ID: 7213
Title: Adjust grazing season in intense livestock grazing areas
Text: "Passive Technique: Restore Greater Sage-grouse habitat: [I]mprove the structure and function of sagebrush habitat in areas with intense livestock grazing by continually adjusting grazing seasons and animal unit months."
Source Publication Name: Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach: Adverse Impact Reduction Handbook
Citation Section: 4.4.6 Solutions and Prudent Management Practices for Habitat Restoration or Enhancement
Citation Page: 86
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
• Reclamation
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
PO Box 53127
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73152  USa
Phone:405.525.3556     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact: ALL Consulting
1718 South Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma  74119  United States
Phone:(918) 382-7582     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Grazing and Agriculture
Location: General / Federal
• Sage-Grouse, Greater
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2010-06-11 17:12 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-09 12:51 UTC