MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 2-208 FOREST MANAGEMENT BURNING

The use of open fires, as part of a forest management practice, to remove forest debris or for forest management practices which include timber operations, silvicultural practices or forest protection practices.

208.1
Forest debris shall cease to be classified as agricultural waste once it has been removed from its original forest location, to its initial processing plant; or is removed to a log storage area which is not contiguous with the forested area.

208.2
Forest debris created from culling or salvaging operations within the forested area may be classified as agricultural waste if said operations result in a net reduction in total forest debris to be burned.