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 State Forest, State recreational forest, or Educational 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 State Forest, State recreational forest, or Educational State Forest area without first having obtained a permit.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-870; 106-877; 106-887;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

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

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.