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Wildlife watering and escape ramps on livestock water developments

Harold D. Sherrets

Wildlife watering and escape ramps on livestock water developments

suggestions and recommendations

by Harold D. Sherrets

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Published by Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal populations -- Water-supply.,
  • Rangelands -- Water-supply.,
  • Wildlife habitat improvement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harold D. Sherrets.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin -- 89-4., Technical bulletin (United States. Bureau of Land Management. Idaho State Office) -- 89-4.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Idaho State Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 leaves :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16152055M

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Wildlife watering and escape ramps on livestock water developments by Harold D. Sherrets Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wildlife watering and escape ramps on livestock water developments: suggestions and recommendations by Sherrets, Harold D; United States. Bureau of Land : ranchers have improved existing water supplies and developed new water systems for their livestock. Hu n d reds of thousands of these water deve l o p-ments are scattered across the western U.S.

By the s, land managers had also begun developing water sources specifically for wildlife, especially game animals. Livestock and wildlife water. Guidelines and Recommendations for Design and Modification of Livestock Watering Developments to Facilitate Safe Use by Wildlife [Updated by BLM-Idaho Technical BulletinWildlife Watering and Escape Ramps on Livestock Water Developments: Suggestions and Recommendations] Wilson 09/ BLM Technical Note Interpretive Premise Hof 09/ Water is scarce in much of the American West, and natural water holes have been disappearing rapidly for years, victims of irrigation, dams and urban/suburban developments.

The many water troughs and tanks that ranchers maintain for their livestock are, quite literally, lifesavers for.

Sherrets () notes in the BLM Technical Bulletin entitled “Wildlife Watering and Escape Ramps on Livestock Water Developments” that the most important trough modifications for small wildlife are the installation of escape ladders and ramps.

Sherrets also provides the following observations and recommendations. Full text of "Wildlife water development: a proceedings of the Wildlife Water Development Symposium, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Novem 30 and December 1, " See other formats.

Economics of Ecosystem Services. water, energy, and other policies. dredging stock ponds or providing wildlife escape ramps in livestock watering.

troughs. To prevent entrapment of wildlife species, ensure excavated, steep-walled holes or trenches are either completely covered by plywood or metal caps at the close of each work day or provided with one or more escape ramps (at no greater than 1,foot intervals and sloped less than 45 degrees) constructed of earth fill or wooden planks.

Should wildlife exclusion standards as denoted in the Gold Book not be adequate in preventing an over occurrence of wildlife mortalities, more stringent Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) standards for fencing, netting, bird balls, escape ramps, reservoir slope ( horizontal and vertical) and woven mesh wire could be considered.

Applicant: Gradient Resources. The book includes a resource list to help readers apply its recommendations to the needs of plants and wildlife in various parts of the country.

Well, that's it for this month. Stay tuned for a fresh batch of books on February's list in a few short weeks. Livestock Water Tanks and Sage-grouse - A Landowners Guide By: USDA - NRCS Watering tanks installed for livestock are often used by wildlife as well, with unintended consequences.

Sage-grouse are known to drown in livestock water tanks that do not have escape ramps. Read More». of tap water for watering the garden can reduce your water use and associated costs by as much as 35%. Water -wise irrigation systems can also go a long wa y to reducing the water needs of landscaped.

More accurately described by its former name, Animal Damage Control, Wildlife Services spent $ million in fiscal year to killwild animals (like coyotes, foxes, and badgers) in the name of protecting crops, livestock, private property, and "natural resources" such as birds who are endangered or favored by hunters.

Water management fills over half of the book, complemented by 30 pages on chickens, 33 on compost, 13 on fly farming, 28 on field layout and drainage, and 56 pages of case studies.

Most of the vegetable production mentioned takes place in hoophouses (high tunnels). developments to facilitate human enjoyment of the Parkway. The Parkway Plan also acts as the management watershed are inconsistent with this American River parkway plan.

Water Quality Policies any normal water level. Launching ramps which are to be used for emergencies shall be a minimum of 12 feet in width, andFile Size: 28MB. Determining water quality criteria for various water uses is an important step in solving the Nation's water pollution problems.

Along with vigorous implementation programs, it is a necessary step in achieving water quality management on a scien- tific basis. The actions of livestock and wildlife, especially birds and ungulates, can also spread invasive plants.

Seeds are eaten and then excreted into a new area, or carried in feathers, fur or hair. Many invasive plant species are well adapted for successful transport, either through their palatability to birds and animals, or their plant structure. Should wildlife exclusion standards as denoted in the Gold Book not be adequate in preventing an over occurrence of wildlife mortalities, more stringent Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) standards for fencing, netting, bird balls, escape ramps, reservoir slope ( horizontal and vertical) and woven mesh wire could be considered.

Conservation Choices. septic tanks if the pond is used for drinking water, livestock, wildlife or recreation. location of structural improvements such as fences, water developments, etc.

Livestock exclusion under Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Alternative water supply In Georgia, Franklin et al. () found that when the temperature and humidity index ranged between 62 providing cattle with water troughs outside of riparian zones tended to decrease time cattle spent in riparian zones by 63 percent.

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), determine threatened species status under the Endangered Species Act of (Act), as amended, for Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa), an amphibian species from British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California.

The effect of .THE BOTSWANA GAME RANCHING HANDBOOK Produced by THE BOTSWANA WILDLIFE PRODUCERS’ ASSOCIATION January Acknowledgements This handbook is intended as an introductory general guide to ranching with wildlife in Botswana.livestock grazing and other extractive activities.

These are permissible habitat management practices only when prescribed in plans to meet wildlife or habitat management objectives and only when more natural methods, such as fire or grazing by native herbivores, cannot meet the purposes and goals of the unit of the Refuge System.

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