University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development

View BMP

BMP ID: 4515
Title: Areas that can function as LPC reserves should be located within suitable habitat areas.
Text: IV. Recommended Guidelines for New Oil and Gas Leasing in the Isolated Population Area (IPA) / "Carlsbad Area": "4. Additionally, it is recommended in Conservation Strategy 3.2 that two new areas or combinations of areas that can function as LPC reserves and sites for LPC reintroduction be established in the IPA/Carlsbad area. These should be located within predominantly suitable habitat areas large enough to support viable LPC populations and meet other criteria specified in Conservation Strategy 3.2. It is recommended that the WIPP site serve as the location of one such reserve (see Conservation Strategy 4.2). Potash enclaves and private lands that may be available from willing sellers should be considered as a second possible reserve location. Once established, further leasing with surface occupancy would be deferred in reserve areas."
Source Publication Name: Collaborative Conservation Strategies for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken and Sand Dune Lizard in New Mexico: Findings and Recommendations of the New Mexico LPC/SDL Working Group
Citation Section: Conservation Strategy 2.1: Recommended guidelines for new mineral leasing
Citation Page: 84
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: No Contact Listed
Phone:     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: New Mexico
• Other Animal Species
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-04-14 11:04 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-07-14 12:24 UTC