02 NCAC 60B .1001          SCOPE

(a)  This section coordinates the use of all North Carolina's State Forests and Educational State Forests into one combined set of rules.  This is in keeping with the Division of Forest Resources mission to develop, protect and manage the multiple resources of North Carolina's forests through professional stewardship, enhancing the quality of life for our citizens while ensuring the continuity of these vital resources.  Educational State Forests and other State Forests will each have a mission statement and will be sustainably managed under a State Forest Management Plan.

(b)  All North Carolina Educational State Forests and State Forest rules are effective within and upon the properties defined as Educational State Forests and State Forests under the jurisdiction of the Department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-870; 106-877;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1228 Eff. May 1, 2012;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.