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Natural areas; Wildlife conservation


Significant actions taken by the Commissioner, Department of Natural Resources of the State of Minnesota, on recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Scientific and Natural Areas includes: issuance of policy statements and directives establishing criteria for defining and classifying scientific and natural areas; and rules and regulations applicable to such areas. Listed are the first four areas recommended for official designation. The status of an inventory of scientific and natural areas is summarized, and a description is given of the Advisory Committee procedure for processing recommendations for establishment of areas to be officially designated by the state.

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