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Location Entry Page: Mesa 3-19 (Buffalo)

Location Status:

Type: Well Pad
Status: Status Image Reclamation Not Initiated
Is Area Fenced: No
Is a Pre-ROD Pad: No
Is a Federal Surface Site: No
Mat Pad: No
Years of Reclamation: 10 years
Latest Seeding: 08/01/2009 (Sagebrush-dominated w/ Sandy Soils)
Latest Qualitative Report: 08/28/2017
Latest Spatial Report: 06/02/2011
Disturbed Acreage:9.61 acres

Most Recent Status Report:

Entered By BLM
Collection Date: 08/28/2017
Observer: RJH
Additional Observer: None
Data Source: 8/28/2017
General Comments: 2017 Monitoring was conducted on (8/28/2017), to review the disturbed and Un-Disturbed areas of the well Pads, Pipeline, and Access road. During the Monitoring of the Pad / Road And Pipeline seed germination was apparent the area, The area was free of undesirable materials (trash, construction materials, liquids, etc), soil was stable with no indications of subsidence, slumping and/or significant erosion there was evidence of good reproductive capability noxious or undesirable weeds were absent, and other undesirable species were also absent at time of Monitoring.The Well Pad is Fenced. County or State Noxious Weeds None Undesirable Species: • SAKA (Salsola kali L. - Russina thistle) Any other or Additional comments: None
Seeding Date: 08/01/2009
Seed Mix: Sagebrush-dominated w/ Sandy Soils
Seeding Method: Drill
Topsoil Storage: None
Months of Topsoil Storage: Unknown
Has Soil Been Amended? No
Qualitative:
Is seed germination apparent? Yes
Is the area free of undesirable materials (trash, construction materials, liquids, etc)? Yes
Is the soil stable with no indications of subsidence, slumping and/or significant erosion? Yes
Is there evidence of good reproductive capability? Yes
Are noxious or undesirable weeds absent? Yes

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BLM Comments:

In 2017 monitoring was conducted on (08/28/2017), to review the reclamation status on the disturbed and Un-Disturbed areas of the reclaimed part of the Pad, road and Pipeline, described below.
The following:
 Fencing was found to be around the well pad
During the Monitoring of the area soil was stable with no indications of subsidence, slumping and/or significant erosion 
Noxious or undesirable weeds were present when and recorded at time of Monitoring, (noted bellow) 
Monitoring. Pad / Road And Pipeline seed germination was apparent in the area Site is moving in a positive direction resulting in a satisfactory stand of vegetation over the reclaimed area, (perversely Disturbed) monitoring of the well, road and pipeline will be conducted  in a rotation of  3 years 
The pad was free of trash, no leaks or spills were found and no unused equipment was on the Pad, the wells were not in an H2s location, no hazards materials were found.
The access Road are in some need of repair.
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