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Citation Label: CO040
Publication Name: Best Management Practices for Plants of Concern: Practices Developed to Reduce the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Activities to Plants of Concern
Publication Type: Report
Section Name: Table 1
Author Name: Colorado Rare Plant Initiative
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Publication Year: 2008
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Local Source File: CO17-PlantBMPsFINALMay062009.doc
Annotation: The intent of this document is to inform people working in energy development areas regarding the importance of Colorado's botanical treasures, and to outline some of the ways in which they can coexist with oil and gas development. This table contains information concerning 16 plants that are the primary focus of the BMPs contained in Best Management Practices for Plants of Concern: Practices Developed to Reduce the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Activities to Plants of Concern.
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Recommended BMPs: “These BMPs are not intended to replace other BMPs written for specific species or habitats. The BMPs listed here are intended to be iterative, and to evolve as additional information becomes available about Colorado’s botanical diversity, and as resource extraction and resource conservation technologies develop.” Pg. 1
Ownership: Ownership- recommend for federal, state, and private land: “The desired outcome of the BMPs listed below is to significantly reduce the impacts of oil and gas development to the sixteen plants of concern on federal, state, and/or private land.” Pg. 1

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