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Rule Title: BIODIVERSITY - COARSE FILTER APPROACH
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Department: NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF
Chapter: FOREST MANAGEMENT
Subchapter: State Forest Land Management
 
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36.11.404    BIODIVERSITY - COARSE FILTER APPROACH

(1) The department shall promote biodiversity by taking a coarse filter approach thereby favoring an appropriate mix of stand structures and compositions on state lands. The department shall base appropriate stand structures and compositions on ecological characteristics such as:

(a) land type;

(b) climatic section;

(c) habitat type;

(d) disturbance regime; and

(e) unique characteristics.

(2) For coarse filter applications, the department shall describe forests and stands using these characteristics:

(a) forest composition;

(b) age class distributions;

(c) cover type; and

(d) stand structure.

History: 77-1-202, 77-1-209, 77-5-201, 77-5-204, MCA; IMP, 77-5-116, 77-5-204, 77-5-206, 77-5-207, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/14/03.


 

 
MAR Notices Effective From Effective To History Notes
3/14/2003 Current History: 77-1-202, 77-1-209, 77-5-201, 77-5-204, MCA; IMP, 77-5-116, 77-5-204, 77-5-206, 77-5-207, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/14/03.
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