(1) Seeding and planting of disturbed areas must be conducted during the first appropriate period favorable for planting after final seedbed preparation unless a variance is approved by the department. The appropriate period favorable for planting is that planting time generally accepted locally for the type of plant materials selected to meet specific site and climatic conditions.


History: 82-4-205, MCA; IMP, 82-4-233, 82-4-234, 82-4-235, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 725, Eff. 4/1/80; AMD, 1980 MAR p. 30, Eff. 1/13/89; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042; AMD, 1999 MAR p. 811, Eff. 4/23/99; AMD, 2024 MAR p. 258, Eff. 2/10/24.