FORESTRY, FOREST PRODUCTS AND STUMPAGE DISTRICTS
RIGHT TO CONDUCT FOREST PRACTICES
38-1402. Definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1) "Forest land" means state and private land growing forest tree species which are, or could be at maturity, capable of furnishing raw material used in the manufacture of lumber or other forest products. The term includes state and private land from which forest tree species have been removed but have not yet been restocked, but it does not include land affirmatively converted to uses other than the growing of forest tree species.
(2) "Forest practice" means:
(a) The harvesting of forest tree species;
(b) Road construction associated with harvesting of forest tree species;
(d) Use of chemicals or fertilizers for the purpose of growing or managing forest tree species; or
(e) The management of slashings resulting from harvest, management or improvement of forest tree species.
(3) "Improper or negligent operation" means that the forest practice is not undertaken in conformity with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and adversely affects the public health and safety.
[38-1402, added 1989, ch. 226, sec. 1, p. 542.]