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  • Regional Order 17-03

    Regional Order 17-03 

    Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 26l.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands under my jurisdiction within the State of California. This Order is effective from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2019. 

    1.    Using an explosive. 36 CFR 261.52(b).
    2.    Possessing, discharging or using any kind of firework or other pyrotechnic device. 36 CFR 26l.52(f).
    3.    Operating or using any internal or external combustion engine, without a spark arresting device properly installed, maintained and in effective working order in accordance with the U.S. Forest Service Standard 5100-la. 36 CFR 261.52(j).


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