2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3315.4. Evaluation of recommended areas - Criteria.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3315.4 (2018)

All potential natural areas recommended for inclusion in the State Register shall be evaluated by the Oklahoma Biological Survey, as required by Section 3 of this act, according to the following criteria:

1. The diversity of flora and fauna;

2. The quality and viability of the occurrence of the element of natural diversity;

3. The absence of damaging land uses and the extent of historic disturbances;

4. The potential for sustained protection and management of the element of natural diversity;

5. The presence of additional elements of natural diversity not adequately represented in other registered natural areas; and

6. The significance of the educational and scientific values of the element of natural diversity.

Added by Laws 1984, c. 48, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 1984. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 155, § 2, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 2002, c. 199, § 4, emerg. eff. May 6, 2002. Renumbered from Title 74, § 1845 by Laws 2002, c. 199, § 5, emerg. eff. May 6, 2002.

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