1503.04 Custody of forests.

The chief of the division of forestry may plant such trees as he deems expedient, and take such measures as are necessary to bring about a profitable growth of timber on lands described in section 1503.03 of the Revised Code. The chief may fence such lands with substantial wire fencing, protect them from forest fires and trespassers, and preserve the timber thereon. The chief has entire custody of such forest lands and may employ such local assistance as he deems necessary.

Effective Date: 09-01-1976.