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Forestry places ban on hunting wildlife

by: - October 12, 2018
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(Photo Credit: Dominica’s Forestry, Wildlife & Parks Division:Environmental Education Unit Facebook Page)

A ban has been implemented on hunting, fishing and wildlife for the 2018 Hunting Season.

This was revealed by the Forestry Wildlife and Parks Division in a press release to the public.

The release stated that in light of the impact of Hurricane Maria on Dominica’s ecosystems, food source and wildlife, a decision has been taken to maintain a ban on the Hunting and Fishing of wildlife for the 2018 Hunting Season.

The Forestry Division stated that under the Forestry and Wildlife Act
chapter (60:02) section (38) states that No person may hunt for or fish for any wildlife during that period for which the season is closed for that particular species of wildlife.

The Forestry Division further advised that the exportation of or attempt to export any form of wildlife from the state is a violation of the Forestry and Wildlife Act (chapter 60:02) of the revised laws of the Commonwealth of Dominica.

The Forestry Division encourage the public to support the Fisheries Division in its effort to promote Sustainable Management of our Natural Resources.