2018 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Government - State
Principal Departments
Article 33 - Department of Natural Resources
Part 2 - Division of Forestry
§ 24-33-205. Management of state forest lands

  • (1) The department of natural resources and its divisions that own forested land, in consultation and cooperation with the state forester, shall actively manage all forested state lands, consistent with applicable laws and state best management practices, using the range of management options appropriate to the given forest ecosystem, to:

    • (a) Reestablish natural forest conditions;

    • (b) Reduce the threat of large, high-intensity wildfires;

    • (c) Sustain and promote natural habitat consistent with healthy forest conditions; and

    • (d) Protect and restore watersheds.

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