CHAPTER 108

RELATING TO STATE FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 RELATING TO THE STATE FORESTRY DEPARTMENT REVISING THE COOPERATIVE AUTHORITY THEREOF.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 2905, Title 7, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by striking out all of § 2905 and substituting the following:

§ 2905. State agency to cooperate with individuals; public agencies; United States Government

The State Forestry Department is the agency of the State assigned plenary authority and responsibility in public forestry functions, in the conduct of which it may cooperate with individuals and public agencies including agencies of the United States in programs concerned with;

(1) The protection of forest lands from fire, disease and insect damage including the application of control measures therefor,

(2) Establishing forest growth on denuded or non-forested lands,

(3) Aiding private forest land owners, operators and processors of primary forest products in applying desirable woodland improvement, management and harvesting practices,

(4) Forest resource research, education and surveys, and

(5) Public recreation

Approved June 4, 1953.