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BMP ID: 2033
Title: No surface disturbing activity near lek.
Text: "Do not allow surface-disturbing activities within sage grouse nesting areas (a 2-mile radius of sage grouse strutting grounds within the sagebrush vegetation type) from March 1 through June 30. ...OHV use will be limited to designated roads and trails during this period. ...[Does not] apply to maintenance and operation of existing facilities."
Source Publication Name: Diamond Mountain Resource Area Resource Management Plan and Record of Decision
Citation Section: Chapter 2- Area Wide Decisions
Citation Page: 12-Feb
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Construction / Siting / Design
• Drilling
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
• Sage grouse
Vegetation Types:
• Shrub lands
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-02-05 23:26 MDT
Last Updated: 2009-07-17 10:38 MDT