(This signed order will be officially enforced beginning 2002. This
will apply to ALL NFS lands in NEVADA, NORTHERN SIERRA FRONT and the CALIFORNIA section of
the Toiyabe National Forest. Acceptable feeds include: certified weed free hay, hay cubes
made from certified weed free hay, any pelleted feed.)
CERTIFIED NOXIOUS WEED-FREE HAY AND
HUMBOLDT-TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), to
prevent the spread of noxious weeds, the following acts are prohibited on all National
Forest System lands, Forest Development Roads, and Forest Development Trails within the
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, until further notice:
Possessing, storing, or transporting any
hay, straw, mulch or forage product. 36 CFR 261.58(t).
Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following
persons are exempt from this order:
Persons with a permit specifically
authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
Persons with a receipt from a State or
County Agricultural Officer which documents that any hay, straw, mulch or forage product
is free of noxious weeds/seeds and has been certified as such.
Persons possessing, storing, transporting
and/or using pelletized feed.
Any Federal, State, or local officer, or
member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official
Done at Sparks, Nevada this 4th day of January
/s/ Burt Kulesza
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Violation of this prohibition is punishable as
a class B misdemeanor, by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for
an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both (15 U.S.C. 551 and
18 U.S.C 3571 (b) (6) and (c) (6).
(Contact Ranger Conservationist
Technician Brett Glover, 775-778-0253, Ecologist Karn Zamudio, 775-355-5341, Public
Affairs Office Christie Kalkowski, 775-355-5311, Nevada Department of Agriculture,
775-688-1180, for more information.)
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