As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. “Commissioner” means the commissioner of environment and conservation;
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  3. “Conservation easement” means a conservation easement as defined in § 66-9-303;
  4. “Department” means the department of environment and conservation;
  5. “Political subdivision” means any county, any incorporated city or town, or other political subdivision; and
  6. “System” means the “Tennessee trails system” as established in this chapter and including all trails and trail segments, together with their rights-of-way, whether initially designated or later added by any of the procedures described in the chapter.