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  ( Division 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

PART 2.5. FOREST RESOURCES [4790 - 4810]

  ( Part 2.5 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1181. )

CHAPTER 5. Timberland Wildlife Study [4800 - 4805]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1241, Sec. 1. )


It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this chapter, to do all of the following:

(a) To provide coordination on wildlife and timberland issues within the Resources Agency.

(b) To improve and coordinate the state data bases for use in analyzing the cumulative impacts of timber harvesting pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000)).

(c) To improve the technical basis upon which the Department of Fish and Game predicates recommendations for mitigating site-specific and cumulative effects on wildlife from timber harvesting activities.

(d) To provide recommendations to the board concerning creation of a list of species of special concern for which additional forest practices rules may be needed.

(e) To provide recommendations to the Fish and Game Commission concerning additions to its list of species that are threatened or endangered.

(f) To provide authority to the state to work cooperatively with the United States Forest Service, including the ability to provide and receive funding for wildlife studies.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1241, Sec. 1. Effective October 1, 1989.)


(a) The director shall establish a schedule of user fees for persons using the department’s data base developed pursuant to Section 4802, which does not exceed the reasonable costs for developing, updating, and maintaining the data base.

(b) The department shall utilize its data base for the review of timber harvesting plans as appropriate, and shall permit the use of its data base by timber harvesting plan applicants for the preparation of timber harvesting plans and by other persons, upon request.

(c) Commencing on January 1, 1992, the department shall charge a fee to users of the data base pursuant to this section.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1241, Sec. 1. Effective October 1, 1989.)

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