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FORESTS

Afforestation, see AFFORESTATION

Agricultural use, woodlands defined as including, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.81

Agroforestry loans, Minn. Statutes 2013 41B.048

Agroforestry, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.458

Auxiliary forests, see AUXILIARY FORESTS

Big Woods Heritage Forest Area, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.018

Campgrounds, Minn. Statutes 2013 86A.05, 2013 89.016, 2013 89.21

Clearing

Aspen recycling program, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.80

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

Commercial or industrial activities

Exclusion, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.242

Outdoor advertising, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.02

Community forests

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.01, 2013 89.001

Management advice, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.79

Minnesota releaf program, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.82

Comprehensive municipal plans, open space systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 394.231

Conservation Corps, see CONSERVATION CORPS MINNESOTA

Conservation practices, cost-sharing by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.79

County lands, forest development, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.38

County parks, forest conservation, Minn. Statutes 2013 398.09

Day use areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 86A.05

Definitions

Agricultural land preservation and conservation policy, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.81

Agricultural land preservation programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 40A.02

Certified noxious weed free, Minn. Statutes 2013 18.77

Community forest, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.01, 2013 89.001

Forest pest, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.001, 2013 89.51

Natural resources law, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.01

Noxious Weed Law, Minn. Statutes 2013 18.77

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.001

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01

Timber lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 90.01

Easements on land for forestry purposes, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.09

Educational institutions, forest establishment and maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.41

Extension activities, research in forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.66

Fire prevention, see Prevention under WILDFIRES

Fires

Generally, see FOREST FIRES

Wildfire areas, see WILDFIRES

Forest development projects, counties, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.38

Forest products, see FOREST PRODUCTS

Forest Resources Council, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.03 to 2013 89A.11, 2013 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 2013 282.01

Forest roads, see FOREST ROADS

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

Foresters

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.65, 2013 89A.10

Employment, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.79

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.65

Forestry Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.02 to 2013 88.21, 2013 88.78

Forestry districts, creating, county zoning regulation, Minn. Statutes 2013 394.25

Forestry equipment, defined as heavy equipment, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.068

Forests for the future program, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.66, 2013 84.67, 2013 84.68

Heritage forest areas, establishing, Minn. Statutes 2013 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 2013 88.75

Management

Conservation practices, cost-sharing by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.79

Conservation projects, see under STATE LANDS

Management manual, publication, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.65

Pasture, excessive soil loss prevention, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.415

Practices, changes related to lawsuits, report, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.81

Public safety communications equipment, Minn. Statutes 2013 383B.255

Shade tree pest control, grant program, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.62

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01 to 2013 89A.11, 2013 216C.055

Maps, county topographical land maps, valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.061

Memorial forests

Local governments, setting aside land, Minn. Statutes 2013 459.06

Tax-forfeited land sales, revenues, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.08

Minnesota Conservation Corps, see CONSERVATION CORPS MINNESOTA

Municipal forests

First class cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 459.07

Land for, acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 459.06

Property taxes for, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.251, 2013 459.06

National forests, see NATIONAL FORESTS

Natural preservation routes, Minn. Statutes 2013 162.021

Natural resource development projects

Contractors' bonds, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.263, 2013 574.264

Funding, northeast Minnesota economic development fund, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 298.2213

Security in lieu of contractor's bond, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.264

Natural Resources Department, duties, sustainable forest resources, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.02

North Central Forest Experiment Station, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.52, 2013 89.015, 2013 89A.08

Owners

Sustainable forest incentive program, see same under this topic

Timber harvesting and forest management guidelines, voluntary use, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.05

Park districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 398.07

Pasture, management to prevent excessive soil loss, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.415

Pests

Contracts for pest control, state with other bodies, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.60

Control, Minn. Statutes 2013 18B.063, 2013 89.53, 2013 89.55, 2013 89.61

Cooperative control efforts, state and other private or public bodies, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.59

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.001, 2013 89.51

Expenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.55, 2013 89.56

Funding, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.039, 2013 89.58

Integrated management techniques, Minn. Statutes 2013 18B.063

Investigations and surveys to determine presence, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.52

Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.59 to 2013 89.64

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.53, 2013 89.54, 2013 89.56

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.60

Shade tree pests, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.001, 2013 89.62

Tree inspectors, certification and appointment, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.63

Zones of infestation, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.53, 2013 89.54, 2013 89.57

Planning

Agricultural land preserves, Minn. Statutes 2013 40A.05

Forest Resources Council, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.06

Forest resources management plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.011, 2013 89A.03

Unit forest resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.012

Planting

Generally, see TREE PLANTING

Pests, management, duties of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 18B.063

Urban forest development, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.86

Private lands

Fire prevention improvements by local governments

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.37

Appraisers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.32, 2013 88.35

Bond issues, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.40, 2013 88.42, 2013 88.44

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.39

Contracts for improvement work, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.38

Counties, duties, see Fire protection under COUNTIES

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.33, 2013 88.39, 2013 88.41

Engineer, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.31, 2013 88.35, 2013 88.39

Firebreaks, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.43

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.33 to 2013 88.36

Land acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.44

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.28, 2013 88.43, 2013 88.46

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.36

Petitions for, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.30, 2013 88.31

Size of tract to be improved, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.30

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.41, 2013 88.43

Surveyors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.28, 2013 88.46

Surveys, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.31

Owners, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.03, 2013 89A.05

Resource management, see Sustainable forest resources under this topic

Products, see FOREST PRODUCTS

Professionals, continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.65

Property taxes

Fire protection, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.04, 2013 412.251

Managed forest land, classification, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.13

Ramsey County, acquisition and improvement, Minn. Statutes 2013 383A.07

Recycling, aspen, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.80

Reforestation areas, see Consolidated conservation area lands under STATE LANDS

Reforestation, see REFORESTATION

Regional forest resource committees, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.06

Research

Agricultural experiment station, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.66

Forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.66

Forest Resources Research Advisory Committee, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.07

Southern Minnesota hardwoods, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.015

Riparian forests, monitoring, timber harvesting and forest management guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.05

Roads, see FOREST ROADS

School forests, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.41

Snow-covered, fires, starting, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.16

State forest lands, see Forest lands under STATE LANDS

State forests, see STATE FORESTS

Stewardship, registration, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.018

Sustainable Forest Incentive Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.01 to 2013 290C.12

Sustainable forest incentive program

Annual incentive payments, Minn. Statutes 2013 270A.03, 2013 290C.07, 2013 290C.08

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04, 2013 290C.05, 2013 290C.11, 2013 290C.13

Applications, denials, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.13

Auxiliary forest contract restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.49, 2013 88.491

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.05

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.01

Claimants

Annual certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.05

Death, termination or reenrollment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.12

Enrollment applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04

Liability, payments received for land removed from enrollment, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.11

Personal data, classification and disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04

Withdrawal procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.10

Covenants regarding land development, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04, 2013 290C.055, 2013 290C.10

Data, classification and disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.02

Delinquent taxes, removal of lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.09

Eligible land, enrollment, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.03 to 2013 290C.05, 2013 290C.10

Forest management plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.13, 2013 290C.03

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.01 to 2013 290C.12

Incentive payments, denials, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.13

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.10, 2013 290C.12

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.04, 2013 290C.10, 2013 290C.11

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.01

Removal of lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.05, 2013 290C.09 to 2013 290C.11, 2013 290C.13

Termination of enrollment, death of claimant, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.12

Timber harvesting and forest management guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.03

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.05, 2013 290C.09, 2013 290C.11

Withdrawal procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.10

Sustainable forest resources

Biological diversity, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01, 2013 89A.03

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.10

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01

Delayed repeal, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.11

Forest Resources Council, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.03 to 2013 89A.11, 2013 290C.02

Forest resources partnerships, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.04

Forest Resources Research Advisory Committee, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.08

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01 to 2013 89A.11

Interagency Information Cooperative, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.09

Landscape-level planning, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.01, 2013 89A.06

Management guidelines, development, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.05

Monitoring of forest resource use, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.07

Partnership of landowners, forest managers, and loggers, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.04

Planning, framework for, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.06

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.02, 2013 89A.04, 2013 89A.10

Regional forest resource committees, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.06

Timber harvesting, guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 89A.05

Woody biomass, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.055

Tax-forfeited lands

Conservation purposes, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.01

County lands development, Minn. Statutes 2013 282.38

School forests, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.41

Towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.19

Tree growth taxes, see TREE GROWTH TAXES

Tree planting, see TREE PLANTING

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

Valuation of property, timberlands, average estimated market value calculation, Minn. Statutes 2013 290C.06

Wildfire Act, Minn. Statutes 2013 88.02 to 2013 88.22

Wildfire areas, see under WILDFIRES

Woodlots, reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, eligible land, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.515, 2013 103F.518