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FORESTS

Afforestation, see AFFORESTATION

Agricultural use, woodlands defined as including, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.81

Agroforestry loans, Minn. Statutes 2019 41B.048

Agroforestry, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.458

Auxiliary forests, see AUXILIARY FORESTS

Big Woods Heritage Forest Area, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.018

Campgrounds, Minn. Statutes 2019 86A.05, 2019 89.016, 2019 89.21

Clearing

Aspen recycling program, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.80

Local governments, fire prevention, see Private lands under this topic

Coal slurry and coal liquids pipelines, location near alternative routes, proposed new facilities, description, Minn. Rules 7855.0440

Commercial or industrial activities

Exclusion, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 161.242

Outdoor advertising, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 173.02

Community forests

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.01, 2019 89.001

Management advice, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.79

Minnesota releaf program, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.82

Comprehensive municipal plans, open space systems, Minn. Statutes 2019 394.231

Conservation Corps, see CONSERVATION CORPS MINNESOTA

Conservation practices, cost-sharing by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.79

County lands, forest development, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.38

County parks, forest conservation, Minn. Statutes 2019 398.09

Day use areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 86A.05

Definitions

Agricultural land preservation and conservation policy, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.81

Agricultural land preservation programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 40A.02

Certified noxious weed free, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.77

Community forest, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.01, 2019 89.001

Forest pest, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.001, 2019 89.51

Natural resources law, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.01

Noxious Weed Law, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.77

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.001

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01

Timber lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 90.01

Easements on land for forestry purposes, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.09

Educational institutions, forest establishment and maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.41

Environmental assessment worksheets, mandatory categories, Minn. Rules 4410.4300

Environmental review, exemptions, Minn. Rules 4410.4600

Extension activities, research in forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.66

Fire prevention, see Prevention under WILDFIRES

Fires

Generally, see FOREST FIRES

Wildfire areas, see WILDFIRES

Forest development projects, counties, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.38

Forest products, see FOREST PRODUCTS

Forest Resources Council, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.03 to 2019 89A.11, 2019 290C.02

Forest resources

State forests, see Forest resources under STATE FORESTS

Sustainable forest resources, see same under this topic

Tax-forfeited lands, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.01

Forest roads, see FOREST ROADS

Forest Service (U.S.), see FOREST SERVICE (U.S.)

Foresters

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.65, 2019 89A.10

Employment, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.79

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.65

Forestry Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.02 to 2019 88.21, 2019 88.78

Forestry districts, creating, county zoning regulation, Minn. Statutes 2019 394.25

Forestry equipment, defined as heavy equipment, Minn. Statutes 2019 325E.068

Forests for the future program, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.66, 2019 84.67

Fuel conversion facilities, Minn. Rules 7855.0010 to 7855.0370

Heritage forest areas, establishing, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.018

Improvements, contracts for, see Private lands under this topic

Lands and Forestry Division, see under NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Liability, violations, damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.75

Management

Conservation practices, cost-sharing by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.79

Conservation projects, see under STATE LANDS

Management manual, publication, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.65

Pasture, excessive soil loss prevention, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.415

Practices, changes related to lawsuits, report, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.81

Public safety communications equipment, Minn. Statutes 2019 383B.255

Shade tree pest control, grant program, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.62

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01 to 2019 89A.11, 2019 216C.055

Maps, county topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.061

Memorial forests

Local governments, setting aside land, Minn. Statutes 2019 459.06

Tax-forfeited land sales, revenues, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.08

Mining operations, permits, applications, Minn. Rules 6130.4300

Minnesota Conservation Corps, see CONSERVATION CORPS MINNESOTA

Municipal forests

First class cities, Minn. Statutes 2019 459.07

Land for, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 459.06

Property taxes for, Minn. Statutes 2019 412.251, 2019 459.06

National forests, see NATIONAL FORESTS

Natural preservation routes, Minn. Statutes 2019 162.021

Natural resource development projects

Contractors' bonds, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.263, 2019 574.264

Security in lieu of contractor's bond, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.264

Natural Resources Department, duties, sustainable forest resources, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.02

North Central Forest Experiment Station, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.52, 2019 89.015

Northern Research Station, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.08

Nuclear fuel processing, location near alternative sites, proposed new facilities, description, Minn. Rules 7855.0540

Nuclear waste storage and disposal, location near alternative sites, proposed new facilities, description, Minn. Rules 7855.0640

Owners

Sustainable forest incentive program, see same under this topic

Timber harvesting and forest management guidelines, voluntary use, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.05

Park districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 398.07

Pasture, management to prevent excessive soil loss, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.415

Pests

Contracts for pest control, state with other bodies, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.60

Control, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.063, 2019 89.53, 2019 89.55, 2019 89.61

Cooperative control efforts, state and other private or public bodies, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.59

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.001, 2019 89.51

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.55, 2019 89.56

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.039, 2019 89.58

Integrated management techniques, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.063

Investigations and surveys to determine presence, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.52

Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.59 to 2019 89.64

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.53, 2019 89.54, 2019 89.56

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.60

Shade tree pests, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.001, 2019 89.62

Tree inspectors, certification and appointment, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.63

Zones of infestation, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.53, 2019 89.54, 2019 89.57

Planning

Agricultural land preserves, Minn. Statutes 2019 40A.05

Forest Resources Council, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.06

Forest resources management plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.011, 2019 89A.03

Unit forest resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.012

Planting

Generally, see TREE PLANTING

Pests, management, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 18B.063

Urban forest development, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.86

Private lands

Fire prevention improvements by local governments

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.37

Appraisers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.32, 2019 88.35

Bond issues, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.40, 2019 88.42, 2019 88.44

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.39

Contracts for improvement work, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.38

Counties, duties, see Fire protection under COUNTIES

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.33, 2019 88.39, 2019 88.41

Engineer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.31, 2019 88.35, 2019 88.39

Firebreaks, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.43

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.33 to 2019 88.36

Land acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.44

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.28, 2019 88.43, 2019 88.46

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.36

Petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.30, 2019 88.31

Size of tract to be improved, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.30

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.41, 2019 88.43

Surveyors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.28, 2019 88.46

Surveys, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.31

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.03, 2019 89A.05

Resource management, see Sustainable forest resources under this topic

Products, see FOREST PRODUCTS

Professionals, continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.65

Property taxes

Fire protection, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.04, 2019 412.251

Managed forest land, classification, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.13

Ramsey County, acquisition and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2019 383A.07

Recycling, aspen, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.80

Reforestation areas, see Consolidated conservation area lands under STATE LANDS

Reforestation, see REFORESTATION

Regional forest resource committees, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.06

Research

Agricultural experiment station, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.66

Forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.66

Southern Minnesota hardwoods, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.015

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, hunting restrictions, Minn. Rules 6230.1400

Roads, see FOREST ROADS

School forests, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.41

Silviculture, see SILVICULTURE

Snow-covered, fires, starting, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.16

State forest lands, see Forest lands under STATE LANDS

State forests, see STATE FORESTS

State recreational areas

Generally, Minn. Rules 6100.1355

Hours of operation, generally, Minn. Rules 6100.0600

Stewardship, registration, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.018

Sustainable Forest Incentive Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.01 to 2019 290C.12

Sustainable forest incentive program

Annual incentive payments

Calculation, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.07

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.08

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 270A.03

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04, 2019 290C.05, 2019 290C.11, 2019 290C.13

Applications, denials, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.13

Auxiliary forest contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.49, 2019 88.491

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.05

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.01

Claimants

Annual certification, monitoring, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.05

Death, termination or reenrollment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.12

Enrollment applications, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04

Liability, payments received for land removed from enrollment, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.11

Personal data, classification and disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04

Withdrawal procedures, early withdrawal, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.10

Covenants regarding land development, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04, 2019 290C.055, 2019 290C.10

Data, classification and disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.02

Delinquent taxes, removal of lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.09

Eligible land, enrollment, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.03 to 2019 290C.05, 2019 290C.10

Forest management plan

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 273.13

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.01 to 2019 290C.12

Incentive payments, denials, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.13

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.10, 2019 290C.12

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.04, 2019 290C.10, 2019 290C.11

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.01

Removal of lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.05, 2019 290C.09 to 2019 290C.11, 2019 290C.13

Termination of enrollment, death of claimant, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.12

Timber harvesting and forest management guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.03

Transfer of ownership, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.101

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.05, 2019 290C.09, 2019 290C.11

Withdrawal procedures, early withdrawal, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.10

Sustainable forest resources

Appropriations for, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.105

Biological diversity, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01, 2019 89A.03

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.10

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01

Delayed repeal, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.11

Forest Resources Council, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.03 to 2019 89A.11, 2019 290C.02

Forest resources partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.04

Forest Resources Research Advisory Committee, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01 to 2019 89A.11

Interagency Information Cooperative, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.09

Landscape-level planning, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.01, 2019 89A.06

Management guidelines, development, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.05

Monitoring forest resource use, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.07

Partnership of landowners, forest managers, and loggers, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.04

Planning, framework for, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.06

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.02, 2019 89A.04, 2019 89A.10

Regional forest resource committees, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.06

Timber harvesting, guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2019 89A.05

Woody biomass, Minn. Statutes 2019 216C.055

Tax-forfeited lands

Conservation purposes, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.01

County lands development, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.38

School forests, Minn. Statutes 2019 89.41

Towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.19

Tree growth taxes, see TREE GROWTH TAXES

Tree planting, see TREE PLANTING

United States Forest Service, see FOREST SERVICE (U.S.)

Utility crossings, public lands and waters, standards for route design, Minn. Rules 6135.1100

Valuation of property, timberlands, average estimated market value calculation, Minn. Statutes 2019 290C.06

Water appropriation and impoundment, field investigations, Minn. Rules 6115.0790

Wild, scenic, and recreational rivers, see WILD, SCENIC, AND RECREATIONAL RIVERS

Wildfire Act, Minn. Statutes 2019 88.02 to 2019 88.22

Wildfire areas, see under WILDFIRES

Woodlots, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, eligible land, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.515, 2019 103F.518