The legislature has provided for creation and establishment of scientific and natural areas for the purpose of preserving, protecting, and managing lands or waters possessing inherent natural values, including soils, waters, or sediments, sites of scientific value, habitats of rare or endangered species of plants and animals, places of historic or prehistoric interest and scenic beauty, and areas uniquely suitable for teaching natural history and conservation.
The purpose of parts 6136.0100 to 6136.0600 is to provide for the management of scientific and natural areas for public use, educational and research purposes in such manner and by such means as will leave them conserved for future generations.
MS s 84.03
32 SR 724
June 11, 2008