State-Level Forest Park Management Practices

Original Language Title: 国家级森林公园管理办法

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State-level forest park management practices

    (May 20, 2011 the State Forestry Administration announced as of August 1, 2011, 27th) first in order to standardize the State-level forest park management, protection and rational utilization of forest landscape resources and forest eco-tourism development and promoting the construction of ecological civilization, these measures are formulated.

The second national forest park management, these measures shall apply.

    National Forest Park of the establishment, dissolution, merger, change of scope or changes affiliation, according to the State-level forest park establishment, dissolution, merger, change the operating range or change the affiliation of administrative measures on approval of regulations.

Article III of the State Forestry Administration responsible for supervision and administration of State-level forest parks nationwide.

    Local people's Governments at or above the county level forestry departments in charge of the supervision and management of State-level forest park within the administrative area.

    Fourth local forestry authorities shall guide the people's Governments at or above the county level shall present within the administrative area of the national forest park management agency equipped with management and technical personnel, responsible for protection and utilization of forest landscape resources.

Article fifth State-level forest park's main function is to protect the forest landscape resources and biological diversity, ecological and cultural literacy, developing forest eco-tourism.

    State-level forest park construction and management should follow the "strict protection and scientific planning, unified management, rational use and development" principle. Sixth national forest park master plan is a State-level forest park construction and management and regulatory basis.

    No unit or individual shall not violate national forest park comprehensive planning in forest park construction and management.

Seventh National Forest Park should be within 18 months from the date of approval for its establishment, established the national forest park master plan; merged or changed their scope of operation of national-level forest park, shall be completed within 12 months from the date of approval to modify the overall planning.

    State-level forest park comprehensive planning planning usually last for 10 years.

Eighth national forest park master plan, should focus on forest landscape resources of nature, culture and local characteristics and comply with the following requirements:

(A) adequate protection of forest landscape resources, biodiversity and forest vegetation;

(B) display and dissemination of ecological and cultural knowledge, enhance public awareness of ecological civilization and moral;

(C) facilitate the Organization and conduct of forest eco-tourism activities, as well as the public's awareness of nature and the environment to fully experience;

(D) the natural landscape, and strictly control the man-made attractions set;

(E) strict control of ski, cableway on the landscape and carry greater environmental impact of projects.

    State-level forest park master plan should also include forest eco-tourism, forest fire prevention, safety and other special programming.

    Nineth has built a State-level forest park boundaries coinciding with the national nature reserves, or cross, State-level forest park master plan should coordinate with national nature reserve master plan; to overlap or intersection, shall, in accordance with relevant laws and regulations management of nature reserves.

Tenth national forest park master plan shall entrust a qualified organization, prepared in accordance with the relevant standards and procedures.

    Preparation of national-level forest park master plan, should consult widely with relevant departments, the general public and experts opinions; submit audit (batch) should be consulted when national forest park master plan and its instructions.

11th national forest park master plan, provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the forestry authorities organized an expert review and approval, approval of the State forestry administration.

Approved national forest park master plan must not be modified within the 5 years; through State or provincial key projects need to be changed, should be reported to the State Forestry Administration agreed.

    Upon the establishment of a national forest park, and before the approval of the master plan, no new permanent buildings and structures in forest park and other man-made facilities.

    12th national forest park master plan approved by the State Forestry Administration, should be made public from the date of approval of the 30th, the public right of access.

13th National Forest Park of construction projects shall conform to the requirements of the master plan, the location, size, style and color shall be coordinated with the surrounding landscape and environment, appropriate wastewater treatment, waste management and fire prevention facilities shall be designed, constructed and used.

State-level forest parks have been built or building construction project does not meet the requirements of the master plan, shall, in accordance with the overall reform plan a gradual, dismantle or move out.

    Construction activity in a national forest park, should take measures to protect the landscape and the environment; after the end of construction, site preparation, landscaping greening of the environment.

14th State-level forest park management institution shall prepare and implement forest management plans, forest park, forest, tree protection, cultivation and management.

    Improve the quality of forest landscape resources or needs of developing forest eco-tourism, forest of national forest park in tending and regeneration felling.

15th strictly controlled using a national forest park in woodland, but for protection forest, and other landscape resources and forest fire prevention in building facilities and forestry ecological cultural demonstration base, ensuring visitor safety, except for works directly for the forest service. Construction project is absolutely necessary to use the national forest park of woodland should be avoided or reduced on forest landscape, ecology and the impact of tourism activities, and levied according to forest land use, review and approval procedures.

    Construction project on forest park landscape and ecology have a greater impact or lead to lower quality of forest landscape resources, should be made a State-level forest park revoke or change the scope of administrative permission, according to forest land use, impose audit procedures.

    16th due to the implementation of national-level forest park master plan, causes losses to the party within a national forest park, shall be subject to compensation.

17th National Forest Park Management Office shall, within the forest park of forest landscape resources and bio-diversity was investigated, protection management, and to develop appropriate measures of protection.

State-level forest park management agencies should strengthen the monitoring of important forest landscape resources and, if necessary, can be designated protected area.

    State-level forest park management institutions should be strictly protected forest park in natural forest, rare trees, nurturing the local landscape trees, keeping local characteristics of forest landscapes, tour of forest landscape resources, aesthetic and scientific values.

18th in the State-level forest park engage in the following activities:

(A) unauthorized mining folding, collecting flowers, trees, medicinal herbs and other plants;

(B) the illegal hunting, killing wildlife;

(Iii) characterization, defacing the trees, rocks, and heritage sites and mass graves;

(D) damage or unauthorized mobile Park facilities;

(E) direct emissions of untreated sewage and excessive waste water, gas, garbage, waste, waste and other pollutants;

(Vi) smoking in non-designated smoking areas in non-designated areas and open fire, candle, set off fireworks and burned incense wax paper;

(G) stall set up and sell goods without authorization;

(VIII) Wai, filling, blocking, cut the natural water system without authorization;

(IX) other activities prohibited by laws, regulations and rules.

    State-level forest park management office should sign, flyers and other forms of forest scenery resources protection considerations inform tourists.

19th in the national forest park within the film or large-scale activities such as theatrical performances, State-level forest park management body shall, in accordance with the contractor's activity program on forest park landscape and ecological impact assessments, and forestry departments of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities.

    State-level forest park management agency shall supervise the Organizer according to the record of activities planned for filming or large theatrical performances, and other activities to build temporary facilities, organizers should be in national-level forest park management agency removed within the period specified, and restitution. Article 20th approved by relevant departments, national forest park tickets may be sold and the collection of related costs.

State-level forest park tickets and other operating income should be used in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State, and mainly used for forest landscape resources of nurture, protection and construction, maintenance and management of forest park. Relief can be taken according to the actual situation of national-level forest park tickets or a free open day for the elderly, children, students and active military, city break facilitated special groups such as persons with disabilities.

    Otherwise provided for by the State, from its provisions.

21st national forest park construction and management, should be run by State-level forest park management institutions; with other units and individuals in joint ventures, cooperation, such as joint should be reported to people's Governments above provincial level forestry departments.

Units and individuals involved in the construction and operation of a national forest park, should be consistent with national forest park master plan and is subject to national-level forest Park Management Office of unified management.

    State-level forest park construction and management of main changes, should apply to the State Forestry Administration to handle licensee of national-level forest park change procedures.

22nd National Forest Park Management Office should be on the scope of forest park public stake and demarcation. State-level forest park management body shall, in accordance with the requirement to use national forest parks of China logo.

    Without consent of the State Forestry Administration, no units or individuals may use the name and logo of national-level forest park.

    23rd national forest park management office should establish a sound explanation system to open up exhibition place, set on landscape scenes of old trees and the main interpretive notices, pamphlets and interpretive services provided, applying modern information technology to educate the public about natural science knowledge and socio-historical and cultural knowledge.

24th national forest park management office should be in dangerous places to set safety protection devices and safety warning labels, developing emergency plans.

No security areas, shall not be open to the public.
National way of encouraging national forest parks to buy liability insurance, improve security incident response capabilities.

    25th national forest park management institution shall, according to the State-level forest park visitor capacity to organize tourism activities defined in the General plan shall not exceed the maximum visitors capacity to receive tourists.

In national forest park of transport shall, in accordance with the prescribed routes and parking at selected locations.

    Encouraged within the national forest park using low-carbon, energy-saving and environmentally-friendly transport.

    26th national forest park management office should establish a sound system of forest fire prevention, implementation of the responsibility system for fire prevention, strengthen publicity on fire prevention and fire management, forest fire fighting and rescue team, equipped with the necessary fire prevention facilities and equipment.

    27th National Forest Park Management Office should lead to forest park and surrounding residential development with local characteristics and pollution-free cultivation, farming and processing industry of forest products, encourage its work on forest-related resource management and tourism and other activities.

    28th National Forest Park Management Office should establish a sound information reporting system, as required, submitted to departments of people's Governments above the county level forestry forest scenery resources protection, use and so on. 29th forestry authority of the people's Governments above the county level should improve the supervision and management system, strengthen State-level forest park master planning, special planning and other management and supervisory checks.

    State-level forest park management body shall cooperate with the supervision and inspection, and truthfully provide relevant material.

    Article 30th in violation of these regulations in the national forest park, forest and wildlife protection law and other laws and regulations have been defined, the people's Government above the county level forestry authorities be given heavier punishment according to law.

31st of the following acts in violation of these rules, the people's Governments above the county level forestry departments directly in charge of personnel or other persons directly responsible shall be given sanctions, disciplined or recommends that the relevant authorities:

(A) fails to set up master planning, modification of the master plan or is not in accordance with the master plan for construction activities;

(B) not in accordance with the provisions of the forest park construction and operation;

(C) on forest park landscape and ecological construction projects have a greater impact or lead to lower quality of forest landscape resources, without having first obtained permission to revoke or change the scope of the national forest park;

    (D) national forest, park construction and management changes, does not change according to the State-level forest park is the licensee.

32nd national forest park is not in accordance with the provisions of article preparation of master plan or is not in accordance with the master plan for construction, ordered corrective action is still inadequate and led to State-level forest park's main function was unable to play, state forestry administration, State-level forest park can be revoked.

Decline in the quality of forest landscape resources of national forest park, forest landscape resources Evaluation Committee of experts reviewed do not meet state-level forest park landscape resources grade standards, state forestry administration, State-level forest park should be revoked.

    Repealed a State-level forest parks, 3 years to apply for setting up a State-level forest park.

    33rd people's Government above the county level forestry authorities and their staff in the supervision and management of the national forest park of, abuse of power, favoritism, given administrative sanctions according to law; if the case is serious enough to constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 34th article of the rules take effect on August 1, 2011.