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Rule 1501:46-3-10 | Plants.


Except by permit issued for scientific or educational purpose by the chief of the division, no person shall willfully or negligently pick, dig up, cut, mutilate, destroy, injure, disturb, move, molest, alter, treat, burn, or carry away any tree or plant or portion thereof, including but not limited to leaf mold, flowers, foliage, berries, fruit, grass, turf, humus, shrubs, cones, and dead wood, except in a specific area where the chief has authorized and has posted at the headquarters of such area notification of such authorization to take berries, gather mushrooms, pine cones or wood or except in an area that the chief has designated as a nature study area. Such taking may be done for personal use only and not for commercial purposes.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1546.04
Amplifies: 1546.02, 1546.04
Five Year Review Date: 5/8/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/1975, 11/7/2008