Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 28.042

  • Department: when used in this chapter without other words of description or qualification means the department of natural resources. See Wisconsin Statutes 28.005
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)    The department shall undertake and maintain an inventory of forested areas on land owned by the state, including the areas of timber in these forested areas that have been or are to be harvested for purposes of state forestry management.
   (2)   The department, in performing its duties under this chapter, shall give priority to the completion of the inventory described in sub. (1) and the completion of the harvesting of timber that has been identified for harvesting in this inventory.