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
- Rio Claro,
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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