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(a) It is the purpose of sections 103F.505 to 103F.531 to restore certain marginal agricultural land and protect environmentally sensitive areas to:

(1) enhance soil and water quality;

(2) minimize damage to flood-prone areas;

(3) sequester carbon;

(4) support native plant, fish, and wildlife habitats; and

(5) establish perennial vegetation.

(b) It is state policy to encourage:

(1) restoration of wetlands and riparian lands;

(2) restoration and protection of marginal, highly erodible land, particularly land adjacent to public waters, drainage systems, wetlands, and locally designated priority waters; and

(3) protection of environmentally sensitive areas, including wellhead protection areas, grasslands, peatlands, shorelands, karst geology, and forest lands in priority areas.

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