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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4691-4695



4691.  It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the welfare of
the people of this state that the need for wood, lumber, poles,
piling, wood pulp and other forest products, augmented by the growth
of population, requires all forest lands to be kept in a fully
productive condition. It is further declared that there are within
the state more than two million acres of burned and cutover lands not
now contributing adequately to the growth of forest crops nor to the
economy of the state. It is further declared to be in the interest
of the people of California that the state determine feasible means
and methods for reforesting nonproducing forest lands to the end that
all forest lands will be eventually brought up to their maximum
growth capacity.



4692.  The department may make surveys and prepare maps setting
forth the areas of nonrestocking forest lands.



4693.  The department may undertake experiments and studies, on
lands owned by the state or made available by private owners through
cooperative agreements pertinent to determining costs and feasible
methods of reforestation by planting, seeding, release of natural
seedlings from competing brush, or other procedure deemed promising
of the desired results, and involving also brush removal and control,
soil preparation and control of rodents or other destructive
organisms.


4694.  Experimentation and studies shall be conducted with the
advice and cooperation of the University of California School of
Forestry.


4695.  The department may collect the additional seed required,
increase the capacity of state nurseries, purchase the necessary
equipment and employ the necessary personnel to effectuate the
purposes of this article.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4691-4695

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4691-4695



4691.  It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the welfare of
the people of this state that the need for wood, lumber, poles,
piling, wood pulp and other forest products, augmented by the growth
of population, requires all forest lands to be kept in a fully
productive condition. It is further declared that there are within
the state more than two million acres of burned and cutover lands not
now contributing adequately to the growth of forest crops nor to the
economy of the state. It is further declared to be in the interest
of the people of California that the state determine feasible means
and methods for reforesting nonproducing forest lands to the end that
all forest lands will be eventually brought up to their maximum
growth capacity.



4692.  The department may make surveys and prepare maps setting
forth the areas of nonrestocking forest lands.



4693.  The department may undertake experiments and studies, on
lands owned by the state or made available by private owners through
cooperative agreements pertinent to determining costs and feasible
methods of reforestation by planting, seeding, release of natural
seedlings from competing brush, or other procedure deemed promising
of the desired results, and involving also brush removal and control,
soil preparation and control of rodents or other destructive
organisms.


4694.  Experimentation and studies shall be conducted with the
advice and cooperation of the University of California School of
Forestry.


4695.  The department may collect the additional seed required,
increase the capacity of state nurseries, purchase the necessary
equipment and employ the necessary personnel to effectuate the
purposes of this article.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4691-4695

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4691-4695



4691.  It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the welfare of
the people of this state that the need for wood, lumber, poles,
piling, wood pulp and other forest products, augmented by the growth
of population, requires all forest lands to be kept in a fully
productive condition. It is further declared that there are within
the state more than two million acres of burned and cutover lands not
now contributing adequately to the growth of forest crops nor to the
economy of the state. It is further declared to be in the interest
of the people of California that the state determine feasible means
and methods for reforesting nonproducing forest lands to the end that
all forest lands will be eventually brought up to their maximum
growth capacity.



4692.  The department may make surveys and prepare maps setting
forth the areas of nonrestocking forest lands.



4693.  The department may undertake experiments and studies, on
lands owned by the state or made available by private owners through
cooperative agreements pertinent to determining costs and feasible
methods of reforestation by planting, seeding, release of natural
seedlings from competing brush, or other procedure deemed promising
of the desired results, and involving also brush removal and control,
soil preparation and control of rodents or other destructive
organisms.


4694.  Experimentation and studies shall be conducted with the
advice and cooperation of the University of California School of
Forestry.


4695.  The department may collect the additional seed required,
increase the capacity of state nurseries, purchase the necessary
equipment and employ the necessary personnel to effectuate the
purposes of this article.

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