(a) An interagency task force on native plant conservation is established composed of the commissioners or their designees of the Departments of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Transportation, and the Pollution Control Agency and the executive director or designee of the Board of Water and Soil Resources. The commissioner of natural resources or the commissioner's designee shall chair the task force.
(b) The purpose of the task force is to identify priority conservation needs for native plants and their habitats in the ecological regions of the state, and to coordinate implementation of interagency programs to address those needs. The task force shall also ensure, to the greatest extent practicable, that native plant species and communities are maintained, enhanced, restored, or established on public lands, and are promoted on private lands.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes