Chapter 79.10 RCW

LAND MANAGEMENT AUTHORITIES AND POLICIES

Sections
PART 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Reports.
Department authority to accept land.
Management of acquired landsLand acquired by escheat suitable for park purposes.
Gifts of land for offices.
Gifts of county or city land for offices, warehouses, etc.Use of lands authorized.
Compliance with local ordinances, when.
Management of public lands within watershed area providing water supply for city or townLake Whatcom municipal watershed pilot projectReportExclusive method of condemnation by city or town for watershed purposes.
Classification of land after timber removed.
Economic analysis of state lands held in trustScopeUse.
PART 2
MULTIPLE USE
Concept to be utilized, when.
"Multiple use" defined.
Multiple uses compatible with financial obligations of trust managementOther uses permitted, when.
Land open to public for fishing, hunting, and nonconsumptive wildlife activities.
Scope of department's authorized activities.
Outdoor recreationConstruction, operation, and maintenance of primitive facilitiesRight-of-way and public accessUse of state and federal outdoor recreation funds.
Multiple use land resource allocation planAdoptionFactors considered.
Public lands identified and withdrawn.
Conferring with other agencies.
Department's existing authority and powers preserved.
Existing withdrawals for state park and state game purposes preserved.
Land use data bankContents, source.
PART 3
SUSTAINABLE HARVEST
Definitions.
"Sustained yield plans" defined.
Sustainable harvest program.
ArrearagesEnd of decade.
Sustainable harvest sale.
PART 4
COOPERATIVE FOREST MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS
Cooperative agreements.
Cooperative units.
Limitations on agreements.
EasementsLife of agreements.
Sale agreements.
Minimum price.
ContractsRequirements.
Transfer or assignment of contracts.
Performance bondCash deposit.
PART 5
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Recreational trail policyDevelopment.
Recreational facilities and trailsLocal government permits.
Prioritizing investments on forest health treatments.
Identification of lands for forest health treatmentPrioritized listReport to the legislature.
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