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NR 47.901   Applicability.
NR 47.902   Definitions.
NR 47.903   Application procedures.
NR 47.904   Grant calculation.
NR 47.905   Eligibility.
NR 47.906   Eligible and ineligible costs.
NR 47.907   Grant selection process.
NR 47.908   Grant awards; payment.
Subchapter IX — Rules for Federal Cost Sharing Program to Suppress Gypsy Moth
NR 47.910   Purpose.
NR 47.911   Applicability.
NR 47.912   Definitions.
NR 47.913   Eligibility.
NR 47.914   Application procedures.
NR 47.915   Grant calculation.
NR 47.916   Grant awards.
NR 47.917   Eligible and ineligible costs.
NR 47.92   Logging certification scholarships.
Subchapter XII — Urban Forestry Catastrophic Storm Grant Program
NR 47.950   Purpose.
NR 47.951   Applicability.
NR 47.952   Definitions.
NR 47.953   Eligibility.
NR 47.954   Application procedures.
NR 47.955   Eligible and ineligible costs.
NR 47.956   Application review criteria.
NR 47.957   Grant awards.
NR 47.958   Reimbursements.
NR 47.959   Audit and records retention.
Subchapter XIII - Weed Management Area Private Forest Grant Program
NR 47.960   Purpose and scope.
NR 47.961   Applicability.
NR 47.962   Definitions.
NR 47.963   Program administration.
NR 47.964   Eligibility.
NR 47.965   Costs.
NR 47.966   Grants.
NR 47.967   Payment.
NR 47.968   Reconsideration.
NR 47.969   Enforcement.
NR 47.970   Funding.
subch. I of ch. NR 47 Subchapter I — General Provisions
NR 47.001 NR 47.001 Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to implement and administer grant and state aid programs pertaining to forestry and forest resources in the state.
NR 47.001 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1992, No. 440, eff. 9-1-92.
NR 47.002 NR 47.002 Definitions. For purposes of this chapter:
NR 47.002(1) (1)“Act" means the cooperative forestry assistance act as amended (16 USC 2101, et seq.).
NR 47.002(2) (2)“Committee" means the state forest stewardship coordinating committee created under s. NR 47.003.
NR 47.002(3) (3)“Department" means department of natural resources.
NR 47.002(4) (4)“Fiscal year" means October 1 through September 30.
NR 47.002 Note Note: This is the fiscal year of the United States government.
NR 47.002(5) (5)“Forest service" means United States department of agriculture, U.S. forest service.
NR 47.002(6) (6)“Landowner" means any private individual, group, association, corporation, Indian tribe or other native group, or other private legal entity, excluding corporations whose stocks are publicly traded or legal entities principally engaged in the production of wood products.
NR 47.002(7) (7)“Nonindustrial private forest land" means rural lands with existing tree cover or which are suitable for growing trees and owned by any landowner as defined in this section.
NR 47.002(8) (8)“Project" means the practice or activity for which funds are applied for under this chapter.
NR 47.002(9) (9)“State" means the state of Wisconsin.
NR 47.002(10) (10)“State forester" means the state forester of the department's division of forestry, as appointed by the secretary of the department.
NR 47.002 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1992, No. 440, eff. 9-1-92; emerg. am. (1), eff. 11-10-00; correction in (10) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register January 2019 No. 757.
NR 47.003 NR 47.003 Forest stewardship coordinating committee.
NR 47.003(1)(1)Creation; composition. There is created a forest stewardship coordinating committee appointed by the state forester and chaired by the state forester or his or her designee. The state forester shall ensure that the membership of the committee is representative, to the extent practicable, of the following groups:
NR 47.003(1)(a) (a) The forest service, natural resources conservation service, farm service agency, and extension service;
NR 47.003(1)(b) (b) Representatives of:
NR 47.003(1)(b)1. 1. Local governments
NR 47.003(1)(b)2. 2. Consulting foresters
NR 47.003(1)(b)3. 3. Environmental organizations
NR 47.003(1)(b)4. 4. Forest products industry
NR 47.003(1)(b)5. 5. Forest land owners
NR 47.003(1)(b)6. 6. Land-trust organizations
NR 47.003(1)(b)7. 7. Conservation organizations
NR 47.003(1)(b)8. 8. The state fish and wildlife agency, and
NR 47.003(1)(b)9. 9. Any other individual determined appropriate by the state forester.
NR 47.003 Note Note: The composition of the committee is as directed in the act.
NR 47.003(2) (2)Role of committee. The committee shall make recommendations to the state forester on administration of the forest stewardship program.
NR 47.003 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1992, No. 440, eff. 9-1-92; correction in (1) (a) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register January 2019 No. 757.
NR 47.004 NR 47.004 Project reports.
NR 47.004(1)(1)Applicability. The provisions of this section apply only to subchs. II, IV and V.
NR 47.004(2) (2)Interim reports. Each grant recipient may be required to submit to the department at no less than 3 month intervals, by written request of the department, one or more interim reports which contain details of progress, findings, problems and other information regarding the status of a grant.
NR 47.004(3) (3)Final reports. Each grant recipient shall submit a final report to the department within 90 days after the grant expiration date. The final report shall include the following:
NR 47.004(3)(a) (a) Documentation of all project activities conducted during the grant period.
NR 47.004(3)(b) (b) Documentation of all project modifications that may have occurred, including the explanation of why modifications were necessary.
NR 47.004(3)(c) (c) Documentation of all public information and educational activities which were conducted.
NR 47.004(3)(d) (d) The conclusions and project results.
NR 47.004(3)(e) (e) An appendix that includes all references and supporting documents for the final report. A summary of all applicable state and federal laws and regulations shall also be made part of the appendix.
NR 47.004 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1992, No. 440, eff. 9-1-92; am. (2) and (3) (intro.), Register, May, 1999, No. 521, eff. 6-1-99.
NR 47.005 NR 47.005 Grantee accountability.
NR 47.005(1)(1)Applicability. The provisions of this section apply only to subchs. II, IV, V, VIII, IX and XII.
NR 47.005(2) (2)Records management. The grant recipient shall maintain an accounting system that accurately reflects all fiscal transactions, incorporates appropriate controls and safeguards, and provides a good audit trail, particularly to source or original documents, as directed in the project agreement.
NR 47.005(2)(a) (a) Fiscal controls and accounting procedures. Financial schedules and statements filed with grant applications and payment requests shall be based on records maintained under generally accepted accounting principles which meet the following minimum requirements:
NR 47.005(2)(a)1. 1. Project accounts shall separate grant receipts and eligible expenditures from those allocable to other programs and activities.
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