02 NCAC 60B .1028          FLOWERS, PLANTS, MINERALS, ETC.

(a)  A person shall not remove, destroy, cut down, scar, mutilate, take, gather or injure any tree, flower, artifact, fern, shrub, rock or other plant or mineral in any Educational State Forest or State Forest area.  Silvicultural activities performed in accordance with an approved State Forest Management Plan are exempt from this Rule.

(b)  A person shall not collect plants, animals, minerals or other artifacts from any Educational State Forest or State Forest area without first having obtained a permit.

 

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

Eff. November 1, 2009;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1255 Eff. May 1, 2012.