section .0400 – MANAGEMENT; USE; AND PROTECTION OF DEDICATED NATURE PRESERVES
07 NCAC 13H .0401 MANAGEMENT PLAN
(a) A management plan shall be prepared for each dedicated nature preserve. The Articles of Dedication shall assign responsibility for the preparation of the management plan.
(b) The Secretary of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources or his or her designee shall review all management plans and their revisions, and shall approve those plans that implement the principles set forth in Rule .0402 of this Section.
(c) The Secretary or his or her designee shall monitor all dedicated preserves as set forth in Rule .0305 of this Subchapter and report violations of the approved plan, situations that violate the Articles of Dedication, or actions harmful to the natural resources of the preserve.
(d) In the event that the owner or the State agency managing the dedicated preserve does not adopt an approved management plan or does not adhere to the provisions of the plan, the Secretary shall request the Department of Administration to take an action such as mediation, reallocation of the land to another agency, or referral to the Office of the Attorney General.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B-135.256; 143B-135.262;
Eff. January 1, 1986;
Readopted Eff. March 1, 2017;
Transferred from 15A NCAC 12H .0401 Eff. April 1, 2017.