§20-1-11. Public relations.
The department shall collect, organize and from time to time
distribute to the public, through news media or otherwise,
interesting facts, information and data concerning the natural
resources of the state and the functions and services of the
department. The director may organize and promote lectures,
demonstrations, symposiums, schools and other educational
programs relating to the state's natural resources. Motion
pictures, slide films and other photographic services may be
provided for instruction on natural resources for schools, other
governmental agencies, and civic organizations under such rules
and regulations as may be prescribed by the director.
The director shall select and designate a competent and
qualified person as department public relations officer, who
shall be responsible for the organization and management of the
department's public relations program. He may prepare and
distribute from time to time pamphlet materials and other
compilations and publications of the department and may cooperate
with other governmental agencies in the publication and
distribution of such materials.