(20 ILCS 805/805-130)
(was 20 ILCS 805/63a8)
Conservation of forests.
The Department has the power to take
measures for the promotion of planting,
protection, and conservation of forests and to promote forestry in this
State, including but not limited to reforestation, woodland management,
fire management, and forest marketing and utilization, to exercise the
rights, powers, and duties in relation thereto that are
law, to promote sound forestry management as described by the Illinois
Forestry Development Act, and to carry out the functions ascribed to the
Department by that Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)