Hunting Season Has Been Opened

Manicou

The Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, wishes to inform the general public that the Government of Dominica has temporarily lifted the ban on hunting and fishing in freshwater streams, for the period October 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.

During that period, licensed hunters and licensed freshwater fishermen may hunt Crabs, Crayfish, Mullets, shrimps and freshwater crabs, Agouti, Manicou and Ramier only.

The general public is reminded that it is an offence under the Forestry & Wildlife Act to hunt or fish in freshwater streams without a valid license, and that the hunting of all other species of animal, including the Mountain Chicken, all Birds, and Iguanas is strictly prohibited.

Hunting and fishing licenses may be purchased at the office of the Forestry & Wildlife Division on the Windsor Park link road, and at the Sub-Treasuries in Portsmouth and Marigot.

Please assist the Forestry, Wildlife & Parks Division in the management and sustainable use of the natural resources.

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