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§ 913.10. Timberland Productivity.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1.5. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Chapter 4. Forest Practices
Subchapter 4. Coast Forest District Rules
Article 3. Silvicultural Methods
14 CCR § 913.10
§ 913.10. Timberland Productivity.
The goal of this section is to restore, enhance and maintain the productivity of the state's Timberlands, where Feasible.
(a) Where Feasible, the productivity of Timberlands shall be maintained on a site-specific basis by
(1) meeting the Stocking Standards of the selected silvicultural or Regeneration Method, or that level of Stocking above the minimum that will achieve Long Term Sustained Yield (LTSY) that is proposed in 913.11 a or b.
(2) proposing and implementing an appropriate Silvicultural System and Regeneration Method for the site,
(3) protecting the soil resource and its ability to grow commercial tree Species and provide sustainable associated forest values.
(b) Timberland productivity is restored by mitigating the adverse effects of catastrophic events or previous land use activities in order to improve the site capacity to grow for harvest commercial tree Species and provide forest values.
(c) Timberland productivity is enhanced by such means as planting, thinning, stand manipulation, Stream channel improvement, or other techniques that will lead to increased tree growth and yield, accumulation of growing stock and production of associated forest values.
(d) Measures implemented to mitigate or avoid adverse environmental impacts of timber harvesting contribute to restoration and enhancement of Timberlands productivity. Plan submitters are encouraged, but not required, to undertake additional measures to restore and enhance Timberlands productivity. CAL FIRE may advise Plan submitters of measures which could be undertaken at the Plan submitters' option to further restore and enhance Timberlands productivity.
(e) This section does not impose any additional obligation on owners of Timberlands where wildfires, insects, disease, wind, flood, or other blight caused by an act of nature reduces Stocking levels below any applicable Stocking requirements.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4551, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 4513, 4551.5, 4561 and 21080.5, Public Resources Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 5-16-94; operative 5-16-94 (Register 94, No. 20). For prior history, see Register 94, No. 1.
2. Change without regulatory effect amending section filed 9-7-2017 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2017, No. 36).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
14 CCR § 913.10, 14 CA ADC § 913.10
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