(1) In an operation area on forestland inside or within one-eighth of one mile of a forest protection district:
(a) If power-driven machinery is used at any location to load and assemble forest products, the operator shall fell all dead trees and snags of such size and within such distance of the equipment as may be required by rules promulgated by the State Forester.
(b) On forestland west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains, the operator shall fell all dead trees and snags within the operation area of such size, at such times and in such manner as may be required by rules promulgated by the State Forester.
(2) Rules promulgated under this section shall prescribe such felling as reasonably is necessary to prevent the spread of fire. [Formerly 477.217; 1967 c.429 §49; 1997 c.274 §17]Section: Previous 477.550 477.552 477.554 477.556 477.558 477.560 477.562 477.565 477.570 477.575 477.580 477.585 477.605 477.610 477.615 Next
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