St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
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Map of Pesticide Use Limitation Areas
Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. Within the shaded area shown on the map, pesticide use limitations only apply in and around the species habitat. The species inhabits mature long-leaf pine forests. The tortoise is most often found on well-drained sandy soils in forest glades and transitional zones between forest and grassland. Wiregrass is often the dominant plant of the ground cover. The shaded area in Talisheek is bounded on the west by the Illinois Central Railroad, on the north by Highway 435 spur, on the east by Highway 41 bypass to Lacombe Branch to where it is near the Illinois Central Railroad. The shaded area near Bush is bounded on the western and southern boundaries by Watts Thomas Road. The eastern boundary is Highway 41 and the Northern boundary is Brushy Branch Creek, near Cowart and Stickler roads.
Ringed Sawback Turtle, Graptemys oculifera. Within the shaded area shown on the map, pesticide use limitations only apply in and around the species habitat. The species inhabits rivers and nests on large, high sand and gravel bars adjacent to the river. The shaded area is the Pearl River from Highway I-10 north to the Washington Parish border and the Bogue Chitto River from the Pearl River to the Washington Parish border.
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Table of Pesticide Active Ingredients
| Ringed Sawback
|Active Ingredient/Common Name*||Code||Code|
|Azinphos-methyl - Guthion||3|
|Carbofuran - Furadan||3|
|Chlorpyrifos (non-granular) - Dursban||17d|
|Chlorpyrifos (all other formulations) - Dursban||3|
|Endosulfan - Thiodan||3|
|Naled - Dibrom||3|
|Parathion - Methyl parathion||3|
|Aldicarb (granular) - Temik||35a|
|Phorate (granular) - Phorate||35a|
|Terbufos (granular) - Counter||35a|
*Examples of common names provided by Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture & Forestry. This bulletin also applies to other compounds with different common names, but the same active ingredients.
|Code||Limitations On Pesticide Use|
|3||Do not apply these pesticides within 100 yards from the edge of water within the shaded area shown on the map for ground applications, nor within 1/4 mile for aerial applications.|
|17d||Do not apply this pesticide within the species habitat.|
|35a||Do not apply these pesticides within 100 yards from the edge of water within the shaded area shown on the map|