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BMP ID: 732
Title: Application of raptor protection measures in new distribution lines.
Text: Terms and Conditions from Section 7 Consultation: Bald Eagle: New Distribution Lines and Facilities: "Lines should avoid high avian use areas such as wetlands, prairie dog towns, and grouse leks. If not avoidable, use anti-perching decides to discourage perching in sensitive habitats such as grouse leks, prairie dog towns and wetlands to decrease predation and decrease loss of avian predators to electrocution."
Source Publication Name: Montana Final Statewide Oil and Gas EIS and Proposed Amendment of the Powder River and Billings RMPs
Citation Section: CBM Programmatic Wildlife Monitoring and Protection Plan for the Statewide Final Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans
Citation Page: 15
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Miles City Field Office
111 Garryowen Road
Miles City, Montana  59301  United States
Phone:(406) 233-2800     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(406) 233-2921
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Aquatic and Riparian Values
Location: Montana
• Raptor
• Sage grouse
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Date Entered: 2009-02-04 13:30 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-08-11 09:10 UTC