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STATE FORESTS

See also PUBLIC LANDS; STATE LANDS

Acquisition of lands, see Lands under this topic

Adjacent lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Administration, Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

Administrative and scattered state forest land, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Andrews (General C.C.) State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Authorization of new sites, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.07

Badoura State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Battleground State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Bear Island State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Beltrami Island State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Beltrami Island State Forest, land exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2014 94.3435

Big Fork State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Birch Lakes State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Blackduck State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Boundaries, changes, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Bowstring State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Buena Vista State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Burntside State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Camping

Campgrounds, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05, 2014 89.016, 2014 89.21

Camping areas, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

Trespass, posted lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.20

Chengwatana State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Classification criteria, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

Cloquet Valley State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Closed forests, off-trail snowmobile use, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.926

Community forests, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.82

Crow Wing State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

D.A.R. State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Definitions

Forest pests, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.51

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.001

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.01

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.18

Elimination of lands from, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.01

Emily State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Enforcement of law, Natural Resources Department employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.0835, 2014 85.04

Establishment, names and description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Finland State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Fond du Lac State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Foot Hills State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Forest Resources Council, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.03 to 2014 89A.11, 2014 290C.02

Forest resources

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.66, 2014 89.001, 2014 89A.01

Management plan, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.011, 2014 89A.03

Management policy, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.002

Partnership, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.04

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.01 to 2014 89A.11

Forest roads, see Roads and trails under this topic

Foresters, employment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.79

Forestry law, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.73

Forests for the future program, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.66, 2014 84.67, 2014 84.68

Funds and accounts, state forest road account, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.70, 2014 296A.18

Garbage, unlawful deposit, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.68

General C. C. Andrews State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

George Washington State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Golden Anniversary State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Grand Portage State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Hill River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Horse passes, Minn. Statutes 2014 85.46

Huntersville State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Hunting, leased lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.17

Insula Lake State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Iron Range Miners' Memorial Forest, Minn. Statutes 2014 298.22, 2014 298.292, 2014 298.296

Kabetogama State Forest

Land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lands withdrawn for Voyageurs National Park, Minn. Statutes 2014 84B.02

Koochiching State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lake Isabella State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lake Jeanette State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lake of the Woods State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Land O'Lakes State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lands

Acquisition

Federal lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 94.47 to 2014 94.51

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.032

Elimination from state forests, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.01

Exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2014 94.342, 2014 94.343, 2014 94.3435, 2014 94.50

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.22

Gifts and purchases, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.033

Income disposition, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.035, 2014 89.17

Leases, Natural Resources Department, powers, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.17, 2014 94.50

Off-highway vehicles, operating restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.777

Sales, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.0211, 2014 94.50

Snowmobiles, seasonal restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.777

State trust fund lands, debris, clearing, government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.06

Tax-forfeited land, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021, 2014 89.034

Trust fund lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 16A.125

Withdrawn from sale, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.27

List of state forests, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Littering, see LITTERING

Lost River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Lyons State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Management

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.0385

Forest resources, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

Memorial Hardwood State Forest

Disposal of tillable land, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.022

Land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Motor sports area, legislative approval, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.025

Mississippi Headwaters State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Natural Resources Department

Administration, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.01

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.06, 2014 89.031, 2014 89.19

Sustainable forest resources, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.02

Nemadji State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Northwest Angle State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Outdoor recreation units, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.04

Pat Bayle State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Paul Bunyan State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Permits

Roads and trails, use, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.22

Use, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.17

Pillsbury State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Pine Island State Forest

Land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Land exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2014 94.3435

Planning

Forest resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.011, 2014 89.012, 2014 89A.03

Master plans, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.09

Unit forest resource plan, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.012

Policy of state

Forest resources partnership, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.04

Reforestation, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.002

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.02

Trails, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.002

Posted land, trespass, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.20

Red Lake State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Reforestation, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.001, 2014 89.002

Regional forest resource committees, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.06

Remer State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.03

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Road coordinating committee, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.01

Roads and trails

Closing off, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.22

Costs, certification, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.0385

Forest trails, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.926, 2014 89.19

Generally, see FOREST ROADS

Horse passes, Minn. Statutes 2014 85.46

Off-highway vehicles, operating restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.777

Permits to use, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.22

Snowmobiles, seasonal restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2014 84.777

State forest road maps, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.715

Trails, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.002

Rum River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Saint Croix State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Sand Dunes State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Savanna State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Schools located in, payments for, Minn. Statutes 2014 123B.747

Smokey Bear State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Smoky Hills State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Snake River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Solana State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

State forest subareas

Forest campgrounds, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05, 2014 89.016, 2014 89.21

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 86A.05

State forest trust fund lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 16A.125

Sturgeon River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Sustainable forest incentive program, Minn. Statutes 2014 290C.01 to 2014 290C.12

Sustainable forest resources, Minn. Statutes 2014 89A.01 to 2014 89A.11

Timber

Dead and down timber, removal, Minn. Statutes 2014 88.06

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.01

State Timber Act, not applicable, Minn. Statutes 2014 90.42

Trails, see Roads and trails under this topic

Tree planting, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.35 to 2014 89.39

Trespass, camping, posted lands, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.20

Two Inlets State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Violations and penalties, garbage, unlawful deposit, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.68

Wealthwood State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Welsh Lake State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

White Earth State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021

Whiteface River State Forest, land description, Minn. Statutes 2014 89.021