One-half inch of wood and all vascular cambium adjacent to any bark under subds. 1.
The states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington.
Any state or country, or any delineated area within a state or nation, which the U. S. department of agriculture has declared to be infested with thousand cankers disease.
"Thousand cankers disease" means a pest complex, consisting of the walnut twig beetle Pityophthorus juglandis and the fungal pathogen Geosmithia morbida sp. Nov.
(2) Knowingly Importing Plant Pest; Prohibition.
No person may knowingly import the walnut twig beetle or the fungal pathogen Geosmithia morbida sp. Nov into this state, except pursuant to a permit under s. 94.03
, Stats., and s. ATCP 21.04
(3) Importing Materials From Infested Areas; Prohibition.
Except as provided in sub. (4)
, no person may import any of the following materials into this state if those materials originate from or have been exposed to the environment in any infested area:
Living or dead plants or plant parts of the genus Juglans, including nursery stock, budwood, scionwood, green lumber, logs, stumps, roots, branches, composted chips and uncomposted chips. This paragraph does not apply to any of the following:
Processed lumber, with square edges, which is 100% bark-free and kiln-dried.
Finished wood products without bark, including furniture, musical instruments, and gun stocks made with walnut.
(4) exemptions. Subsection (3)
does not apply to any of the following:
Material specified in sub. (3) (a)
that are accompanied by a written certificate, signed by a pest control official in the infested area, which describes the materials and states at least one of the following:
The materials have not been exposed to thousand cankers disease. The certificate shall explain the basis for the official's statement.
The materials have been effectively treated to destroy thousand cankers disease. The certificate shall specify the date and method of treatment.
The materials have been produced, processed, stored, handled, or used under conditions, described in the certificate, which effectively preclude the transmission of thousand cankers disease.
Material imported in compliance with a written agreement, between the importer and the department, which includes all of the following:
The type and volume of material that may be imported under the agreement.
The locations from which the material may be imported under the agreement.
The names and addresses of the persons to whom, and the locations to which, the material may be imported under the agreement.
The importer's commitment to keep complete records of each import shipment under the agreement, and to submit those records to the department for inspection and copying upon request.
Specific import terms and conditions that will, in the department's opinion, effectively ensure that materials imported pursuant to the agreement will not introduce thousand cankers disease into this state.
A provision authorizing the department to suspend the agreement, without prior notice, for any reason.
ATCP 21.21 History
History: CR 11-001
: cr. Register July 2011 No. 667
, eff. 8-1-11.