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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 5. ANIMAL AND POULTRY QUARANTINE AND PEST CONTROL [9101 - 11305]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 4. ANIMALS DETRIMENTAL TO AGRICULTURE [11201 - 11305]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Predators [11221 - 11305]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 5. Management of Coyotes on State Park Lands and in Ecological Reserves [11301 - 11305]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2. )

11301.
  

As used in this article, “state park lands” means any lands subject to the control of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2.)

11302.
  

The director, upon receiving information causing him or her to believe that coyotes are finding refuge on state park lands or on ecological reserves and are causing damage to nearby private property, may request the Department of Parks and Recreation, in the case of state park lands, or the Department of Fish and Game, in the case of ecological reserves, to cooperate in the acquisition and evaluation of evidence to that effect. Upon a request by the director, the department or departments shall cooperate in the evaluation or acquisition.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2.)

11303.
  

Upon a determination pursuant to Section 11302 that coyotes are finding refuge on state park lands or on an ecological reserve and are causing damage to nearby private property, the director and the Department of Parks and Recreation, with the review and approval of the Director of Fish and Game as to state park lands, or the Department of Fish and Game as to ecological preserves, may enter into an interdepartmental agreement to control coyotes finding refuge on state park lands or on ecological reserves and causing damage to nearby private property. Methods utilized to take the coyotes shall be specific to those coyotes which are causing the damage. The Department of Parks and Recreation or the Department of Fish and Game shall specify the methods of take, location of take, time of take, necessary protections for public safety, protections convenient for state park lands or ecological reserve users and uses, and may specify whether the department is to employ persons to control coyotes pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 11221) or whether control is to be done by the Department of Parks and Recreation or the Department of Fish and Game.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2.)

11304.
  

The Department of Parks and Recreation or the Department of Fish and Game may submit claims to the department for reimbursement of direct costs incurred pursuant to the implementation of this article which shall be paid if found by the director to be reasonably necessary to implement this article.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2.)

11305.
  

Nothing in this article authorizes the use of Compound 1080 for predator control on state park lands and in ecological reserves.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1491, Sec. 2.)

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