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Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual

FUNCTION CODE:   56 NAME:    Forestry
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Natural Resources
DEFINITION:    Conservation, development, management, and protection of forests and forest resources; regulation and inspection of forest products and industries; and provision of assistance to private or local government owners of woodlands.
EXAMPLES:   Cooperative forest management; forest crop land administration; promotion of the use and marketing of forest products; forest fire prevention, control, and suppression; state forest land management; detection and control of insects and tree diseases; operation and support of tree seedling nurseries; regulation and inspection of timber producers, forest product industries, and other wood processors; acquisition, development, and management of state forests; reforestation activities; and urban and community forestry.
EXCLUSIONS:   Forest-related activities of parks agencies (report at Parks and Recreation, code 61); wildlife management unless an inseparable part of a forestry agency (report Federal and local activities at Other Natural Resources, code 59, and state activities at Fish and Game, code 55).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:   This function applies solely to Federal and state expenditures; report any related local expenditures and all employment data at Other Natural Resources, code 59.
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E56 Current Operations Y YN N NN
I56 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F56 Construction Y YN N NN
G56 Land & Existing Structures Y YN N NN
K56 Equipment Y YN N NN
L56 State Y NN N NN
M56 Locals, NEC Y YN N NN
N56 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
R56 Special Districts N YN N NN
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.