Instructions for Form SLAP22.39 "Aerial Depredation Permit" - Nevada

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INSTRUCTIONS
AERIAL DEPREDATION PERMIT
Fees: None
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.005 and 503.595
NAC 503.760
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS: A permit is required to kill or attempt to kill any bird or animal while flying in an
aircraft.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Application for an Aerial Depredation permit may be obtained from any
office of the Nevada Department of Wildlife or on the website at www.ndow.org under the License Office
section.
PROCESSING TIME: All applications are subject to a review process. Allow 2 – 3 weeks for processing.
WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION:
NDOW, License Office – Aerial Depredation, 6980 Sierra Center
Parkway, Ste-120, Reno, NV 89511
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS
AREA OF OPERATION: Aerial hunting activities are restricted to private lands which are owned or managed
by the permittee and federal grazing allotments where the permittee is permitted by the BLM of USFS to graze
livestock – but only during the times when there is active use by the permittees’ livestock.
REPORTS: On or before January 10 after the calendar year in which the permit was issued, the permittee
shall submit to the Department of Wildlife, License Office – Aerial Depredation, 6980 Sierra Center Pkwy, Ste
120, NV 89511, a written report of the number of ravens, bobcats, or coyotes taken by date and location during
each month in which the permit was valid.
COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER LAWS AND REGULATIONS: The permit does not authorize aerial hunting
activities in violation of any applicable federal, state, or county law, regulation, or ordinance. It is the
permittee’s responsibility to comply with all other applicable federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and
ordinances.
COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND RESTRICTIONS: A person granted a permit shall comply
with the terms, conditions, and restrictions of the permit.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NRS 503.005 Manner of hunting: Killing bird or animal while flying in aircraft prohibited; exceptions;
penalty.
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not kill or attempt to kill any birds or animals
while flying in an aircraft.
2. The Commission may promulgate rules and regulations whereby the Department may issue permits
authorizing the hunting, killing or non-lethal control of coyotes, bobcats or ravens from an aircraft.
3. Every person who willfully violates the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.39
Rev. Dec 2015
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INSTRUCTIONS
AERIAL DEPREDATION PERMIT
Fees: None
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.005 and 503.595
NAC 503.760
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS: A permit is required to kill or attempt to kill any bird or animal while flying in an
aircraft.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Application for an Aerial Depredation permit may be obtained from any
office of the Nevada Department of Wildlife or on the website at www.ndow.org under the License Office
section.
PROCESSING TIME: All applications are subject to a review process. Allow 2 – 3 weeks for processing.
WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION:
NDOW, License Office – Aerial Depredation, 6980 Sierra Center
Parkway, Ste-120, Reno, NV 89511
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS
AREA OF OPERATION: Aerial hunting activities are restricted to private lands which are owned or managed
by the permittee and federal grazing allotments where the permittee is permitted by the BLM of USFS to graze
livestock – but only during the times when there is active use by the permittees’ livestock.
REPORTS: On or before January 10 after the calendar year in which the permit was issued, the permittee
shall submit to the Department of Wildlife, License Office – Aerial Depredation, 6980 Sierra Center Pkwy, Ste
120, NV 89511, a written report of the number of ravens, bobcats, or coyotes taken by date and location during
each month in which the permit was valid.
COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER LAWS AND REGULATIONS: The permit does not authorize aerial hunting
activities in violation of any applicable federal, state, or county law, regulation, or ordinance. It is the
permittee’s responsibility to comply with all other applicable federal, state, and county laws, regulations, and
ordinances.
COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND RESTRICTIONS: A person granted a permit shall comply
with the terms, conditions, and restrictions of the permit.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NRS 503.005 Manner of hunting: Killing bird or animal while flying in aircraft prohibited; exceptions;
penalty.
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a person shall not kill or attempt to kill any birds or animals
while flying in an aircraft.
2. The Commission may promulgate rules and regulations whereby the Department may issue permits
authorizing the hunting, killing or non-lethal control of coyotes, bobcats or ravens from an aircraft.
3. Every person who willfully violates the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.39
Rev. Dec 2015
Page 1 of 2
NRS 503.595 Prevention or alleviation of damage caused by wildlife. After the owner or tenant of any land
or property has made a report to the Department indicating that such land or property is being damaged or
destroyed, or is in danger of being damaged or destroyed, by wildlife, the Department may, after thorough
investigation and pursuant to such regulations as the Commission may promulgate, cause such action to be
taken as it may deem necessary, desirable and practical to prevent or alleviate such damage or threatened
damage to such land or property.
NAC 503.760 Permit to control bobcats, coyotes or ravens from aircraft.
1. The Department may issue a permit to the owner or tenant of any land or property, or to a governmental
agency, to engage in the hunting, killing or non-lethal control of bobcats or coyotes from an aircraft for the
purpose of protecting land, wildlife, livestock, domestic animals or human life. The Department may also issue
a permit to the state director of animal damage control of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the
United States Department of Agriculture, to engage in the hunting, killing or non-lethal control of ravens from
an aircraft. Such permits will not be issued for hunting for sport.
2. An applicant for such a permit must provide the following information:
(a) His name, address and telephone number;
(b) The purpose for which the permit is requested, specifying whether the permit is to protect land,
wildlife, livestock, domestic animals or human life;
(c) A description of the area in which the ravens, bobcats or coyotes will be hunted, killed or controlled;
(d) The number of ravens, bobcats or coyotes intended to be taken;
(e) The registration number of the aircraft to be used, the name and address of the pilot and the
location where the aircraft will be based during the operation; and
(f) Such other information as the Department may require.
3. A person granted a permit pursuant to this section shall comply with the terms, conditions and restrictions
of the permit.
4. On or before January 10 after the calendar year in which the permit was issued, the permittee shall submit
to the Department of Wildlife, License Office – Aerial Depredation, 6980 Sierra Center Pkwy, Ste 120, Reno,
NV 89511, a written report of the number of ravens, bobcats or coyotes taken by date and location during each
month in which the permit was valid.
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STATE OF NEVADA – Department of Wildlife
SLAP 22.39
Rev. Dec 2015
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