Washington Parish, Louisiana
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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 welldrained sandy soils
in forest glades and transitional zones between forest and grassland.
Wiregrass is often the dominant plant of the ground cover.
Area 1 is bounded on the south by the Parish line from Walsh Branch Creek to Highway 437, on the west by Bullock's Cemetery Road to C C Road, on the north by Fisher Road to Cavenham Private Road to Bogue Chitto River and on the east by the Bogue Chitto River.
Area 2 is bounded on the east by Highway 10 from Fire Tower Road to pipelines just before Bogalusa. The southern boundary is Bill Booty Road to Highway 439 to South Jenkins Road to Highway 1072. The western boundary is Carter Road to Cavenham Private Road to Highway 439, then along Meazels Creek to Fire Tower Road.
Area 3 is bounded on the west by Baughman Branch to Peters Creek. The northern boundary is from Baughman Branch to Dollar Road. The eastern boundary is Salt Lick to Cavenham Private Road to Lon Miley Road, then to Dollar Road.
Area 4 is the J.G. Lee State Forest.
Area 5 is bounded on the west by Monroe Creek Road from Highway 436, on the north along Champ Branch, to the eastern boundary at Hilda Williams Road to Seal Road. The southern boundary is Highway 436.
Area 6 is bounded on the west by Harry Kennedy Road and Frank Kennedy Road. The eastern boundary is Roy Stogner Road, the northern boundary is Highway 438 and the southern boundary is Transmission Powerline Road and Highway 438.
Area 7 is south of Angie along B.T. Coster Road from Highway 21 and looping back to Highway 21.
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 along the Pearl River from the St. Tammany Parish border to the Mississippi state line, and the Bogue Chitto River from the St. Tammany Parish border upstream to Franklinton, LA.
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| 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|
|Parathion - Methyl parathion||3|
|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|