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BMP ID: 855
Title: Application of raptor protection measures in new distribution lines.
Text: Terms and Conditions: 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: Biological and Conference Opinions
Citation Page: 37
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Montana Field Office
585 Shepard Way
Helena, Montana  59601  United States
Phone:(406) 449-5225     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Aquatic and Riparian Values
Location: Montana
• Raptor
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Date Entered: 2009-02-04 13:30 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-08-11 14:56 UTC