1517.04 Duties of Ohio natural areas council.

The Ohio natural areas council shall do all of the following:

(A) Review and make recommendations regarding criteria used by the department of natural resources for acquisition and dedication of nature preserves;

(B) Review and make recommendations regarding inventories and registries of natural areas and preserves;

(C) Review and make recommendations regarding departmental plans for the selection of particular natural areas for state acquisition;

(D) Advise the chief of the division of natural areas and preserves on policies and rules governing the management, protection, and use of nature preserves;

(E) Recommend the extent and type of visitation and use to be permitted within each nature preserve;

(F) Advise and consult with the chief and with employees of the division of natural areas and preserves on preservation matters;

(G) Advise the chief on the program to identify and protect the state's cave resources that is established under this chapter.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.47, SB 181, §1, eff. 9/13/2010.