The department of natural resources may trademark, servicemark, or copyright emblems and other symbols and license the use thereof by persons, associations or business entities. The department may establish terms and conditions for use of department emblems or symbols that are trademarked, servicemarked, or copyrighted. The department reserves the right to select licensees based on the compatibility and propriety of the licensee with a project and with the mission and goals of the department. Money, material and equipment must be accounted for in accordance with state policies and procedures.
The department may reject licensing arrangements from any entity whose activities are either intended or may be construed to influence the outcome of any election, department permitting, contracting, or other regulatory program.