18 September, 2008

Game licences on sale

Wildlife Section of Forestry Division, Ministry of Agriculture, began selling state game licences today. You can buy them from Wildlife Section at
- Long Circular Rd, St James,
- Pleasantville, San Fernando,
- Sangre Grande.

And from the District Revenue Offices at
- Chaguanas,
- Siparia,
- Rio Claro,
- Arima,
- Tunapuna

Tobago, the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, 78 Wilson Rd, Highmoor, Scarborough.

They cost $20 per class, and there are five classes of game.

A few quick reminders:

Hunting season is officially Oct 1 2008 – Feb 28th 2009

Agouti, deer, lappe, tatou, wild hog, lizards (iguana, matte, caiman), cage birds and waterfowl. Waterfowl can only be hunted from Nov 1st – Feb 28th

Protected species: monkey, ocelot, anteater, scarlet ibis, pelican.

No hunting in game sanctuaries

Hunting in forest reserves only 5:30am – 7:30pm

No artificial lights while hunting in forest reserves

Every member of a hunting party must possess a state game license.

Read Chap 67:01, Conservation of Wildlife Act (1963)


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