(1) Under the direction of the State Board of Forestry, the forester:
(a) Shall, upon request, and whenever the forester deems that it is in the public interest, assist and cooperate with any federal or state department or any institution, political subdivision or person owning or controlling forestland within this state, in the preparation of plans for their protection, management, replacement or extension. Unless otherwise provided by law, the parties obtaining such assistance shall pay the necessary costs of travel, subsistence and other field expenses incurred by the forester or the assistants of the forester in the preparation and execution of these plans.
(b) May enter into contracts with the applicants under which the forester will supervise the execution of the plans. However, the costs of carrying out the plans shall be paid by the applicants.
(2) In carrying out this section the forester may require the applicant to deposit in one or more installments the moneys needed to cover the cost of preparing and executing the plans. These deposits shall be placed in the State Treasury, credited to the State Forestry Department Account and used exclusively for the purposes of this section. [Formerly 526.030]Section: Previous 526.016 526.020 526.030 526.031 526.036 526.040 526.041 526.046 526.048 526.050 526.052 526.054 526.060 526.065 526.070 Next
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