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89.021 STATE FORESTS.

Subdivision 1.Established.

There are hereby established and reestablished as state forests, in accordance with the forest resource management policy and plan, all lands and waters now owned by the state or hereafter acquired by the state, excepting lands acquired for other specific purposes or tax-forfeited lands held in trust for the taxing districts unless incorporated therein as otherwise provided by law.

Subd. 1a.Boundaries designated.

The commissioner of natural resources may acquire by gift or purchase land or interests in land adjacent to a state forest. The commissioner shall propose legislation to change the boundaries of established state forests for the acquisition of land adjacent to the state forests, provided that the lands meet the definition of forest land as defined in section 89.001, subdivision 4.

History:

2011 c 3 s 3

Subd. 2.

Badoura State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 1967 c 514 s 1; 1980 c 424

Subd. 3.

Battleground State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 4.

Bear Island State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 2016 c 154 s 15 subd 1

Subd. 5.

Beltrami Island State Forest.

Subd. 6.

Big Fork State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 7.

Birch Lakes State Forest.

Subd. 8.

Blackduck State Forest.

Subd. 9.

Bowstring State Forest.

Subd. 10.

Buena Vista State Forest.

Subd. 11.

Burntside State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 11a.

Centennial State Forest.

History:

2016 c 154 s 2,13

Subd. 12.

Chengwatana State Forest.

Subd. 13.

Cloquet Valley State Forest.

Subd. 14.

Crow Wing State Forest.

Subd. 15.

D.A.R. State Forest.

Subd. 16.

Emily State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 17.

Finland State Forest.

Subd. 18.

Fond du Lac State Forest.

Subd. 19.

Foot Hills State Forest.

Subd. 20.

General C. C. Andrews State Forest.

Subd. 21.

George Washington State Forest.

Subd. 22.

Golden Anniversary State Forest.

Subd. 23.

Grand Portage State Forest.

Subd. 24.

Hill River State Forest.

Subd. 25.

Huntersville State Forest.

Subd. 26.

Insula Lake State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 27.

Kabetogama State Forest.

Subd. 28.

Koochiching State Forest.

Subd. 29.

Lake Isabella State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 30.

Lake Jeanette State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 30a.

Lake of the Woods State Forest.

History:

1990 c 473 s 4; 2000 c 485 s 20 subd 3

Subd. 31.

Land O'Lakes State Forest.

Subd. 31a.

Lost River State Forest.

Subd. 32.

Lyons State Forest.

Subd. 33.

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest.

Subd. 34.

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest.

Subd. 35.

Nemadji State Forest.

Subd. 36.

Northwest Angle State Forest.

Subd. 37.

Pat Bayle State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 38.

Paul Bunyan State Forest.

Subd. 39.

Pillsbury State Forest.

Subd. 40.

Pine Island State Forest.

Subd. 41.

Red Lake State Forest.

Subd. 42.

Remer State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 43.

Rum River State Forest.

Subd. 44.

St. Croix State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 1967 c 81

Subd. 45.

Sand Dunes State Forest.

Subd. 46.

Savanna State Forest.

Subd. 47.

Smokey Bear State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 48.

Smoky Hills State Forest.

Subd. 48a.

Snake River State Forest.

Subd. 49.

Solana State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 2000 c 485 s 20 subd 8

Subd. 50.

Sturgeon River State Forest.

Subd. 51.

Two Inlets State Forest.

Subd. 51a.

Waukenabo State Forest.

History:

2000 c 485 s 20 subd 9; 1Sp2003 c 13 s 10 subd 3

Subd. 52.

Wealthwood State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 2000 c 485 s 20 subd 10

Subd. 53.

Welsh Lake State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1

Subd. 54.

White Earth State Forest.

Subd. 55.

Whiteface River State Forest.

History:

1963 c 332 s 1; 2016 c 154 s 15 subd 5

Subd. 56.

Administrative and scattered state forest land.

Subd. 57.

[Renumbered subd 60]

Subd. 58.

[Renumbered subd 48a]

Subd. 59.

[Renumbered subd 31a]

Subd. 60.Reservation of land canceled.

Upon the effective date of Laws 1963, chapter 332, all the certificates of the commissioner of natural resources reserving certain state lands for state forest purposes heretofore issued pursuant to provisions of section 89.01, are hereby canceled.

History:

1963 c 332 s 2

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