(30 ILCS 150/2) (from Ch. 105, par. 732)
    Sec. 2. Definitions. As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section:
    (a) "Department" means the Department of Natural Resources.
    (b) "Director" means the Director of Natural Resources.
    (c) "Natural heritage lands" means lands and waters dedicated as Nature Preserves in accordance with the Illinois Natural Areas Preservation Act and other lands and waters representing outstanding examples of native ecological communities or providing habitat for endangered or threatened species and so categorized by the Department in the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory or the Illinois Natural Heritage Database maintained by the Department.
    (d) "Natural Heritage Fund" means the Natural Heritage Fund created in Section 4 of this Act and Section 5.169 of "An Act in relation to State finance", approved June 10, 1919, as amended.
    (e) "Trust Fund" means the Natural Heritage Endowment Trust Fund created in Section 4 of this Article.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)