SUBCHAPTER 13I ‑ NATURAL AREAS
SECTION .0100 ‑ GENERAL PROVISIONS
07 NCAC 13I .0101 PURPOSE
The purpose of establishing natural areas within the state parks and recreation system shall be to serve the people of North Carolina and their visitors by:
(1) preserving and protecting areas of scientific value;
(2) portraying and interpreting plant and animal life and other natural features; and
(3) conserving and perpetuating outstanding examples of North Carolina's natural diversity and scenic grandeur.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑3; 113‑8; 143B‑10; 143B-135.16;
Eff. August 15, 1981;
Amended Eff. October 1, 1984;
Transferred from 15A NCAC 12I .0101 Eff. April 1, 2017.