Recommended Best Management practices for plants of concern: practices developed to reduce impacts of oil and gas development activities to plants of concern
Seventeen globally imperiled plants found in oil and gas development areas in Colorado are in danger of extinction. Collectively, these species occupy less than 30,000 acres in Colorado. One of the biggest conservation issues for Colorado native plants is the lack of awareness of the existence and status of these rare plant species. Increasing this awareness, especially during development activities that may impact rare plants, will reduce the likelihood of future listings under the Endangered Species Act. Avoiding or minimizing impacts to these species during oil and gas development activities ...
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Ewing, Mo; Rondeau, Renée Jane; Neely, Betsy; Kurzel, Brian; Panjabi, Susan Spackman; Elliott, Brian A.