Form SP126 "Application for Scientific Collecting, Banding, or Possession Permit" - Idaho

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STATE OF IDAHO DEPARTMENT
OF FISH AND GAME Scientific
Collection Permit
600 South Walnut P. O. Box 25
Boise, Idaho 83707-0025
APPLICATION FOR SCIENTIFIC COLLECTING, BANDING, OR POSSESSION PERMIT
Please complete, sign, and return this form with a check or money order for $51.75 to the above address. Refer to the
attached restrictions and guidelines. ALLOW UP TO SIX WEEKS FOR PROCESSING.
Name:
Birth Date:
SSN(last 4 required):
Address:
Phone No.:
E-mail address:
Height
Weight
Eye Color
Hair Color
Sex
Affiliated with:
(Agency, institution, or personal)
Sub-permittee(s):Name:
Birth Date:
Name:
Birth Date:
Name:
Birth Date:
Qualifications and background (Attach summary of education and/or experience - required for permit holder and all sub-
permittee(s). Sub-permittee is defined as a person qualified to collect in the absence of the permit holder).
Purpose: Specimen Collection
; Banding/Marking
; Possession for Research Purposes
; Possession for
Educational Purposes
; Other (be specific)
Species involved including numbers of each to be banded, tagged, collected, vouchered, or possessed (use common and
scientific names):
Methods of capture and equipment to be used (METHODS NOT LISTED ARE PROHIBITED):
List specific geographic area or waters concerned and collection dates, by species (see No 3 on second page):
Depository or disposition of specimens, by species (use additional sheets as necessary):
Federal Permit number, if required (note: if you are applying for a state permit to work on birds or for anadromous waters,
please submit a copy of your federal permit with this application):
Additional Information (to facilitate the application process; please submit an electronic copy of the study plan or
proposal):
Signature of Applicant
Date
Check this box for a paper receipt, otherwise it will be emailed
SP 126 Rev 12/28/18
STATE OF IDAHO DEPARTMENT
OF FISH AND GAME Scientific
Collection Permit
600 South Walnut P. O. Box 25
Boise, Idaho 83707-0025
APPLICATION FOR SCIENTIFIC COLLECTING, BANDING, OR POSSESSION PERMIT
Please complete, sign, and return this form with a check or money order for $51.75 to the above address. Refer to the
attached restrictions and guidelines. ALLOW UP TO SIX WEEKS FOR PROCESSING.
Name:
Birth Date:
SSN(last 4 required):
Address:
Phone No.:
E-mail address:
Height
Weight
Eye Color
Hair Color
Sex
Affiliated with:
(Agency, institution, or personal)
Sub-permittee(s):Name:
Birth Date:
Name:
Birth Date:
Name:
Birth Date:
Qualifications and background (Attach summary of education and/or experience - required for permit holder and all sub-
permittee(s). Sub-permittee is defined as a person qualified to collect in the absence of the permit holder).
Purpose: Specimen Collection
; Banding/Marking
; Possession for Research Purposes
; Possession for
Educational Purposes
; Other (be specific)
Species involved including numbers of each to be banded, tagged, collected, vouchered, or possessed (use common and
scientific names):
Methods of capture and equipment to be used (METHODS NOT LISTED ARE PROHIBITED):
List specific geographic area or waters concerned and collection dates, by species (see No 3 on second page):
Depository or disposition of specimens, by species (use additional sheets as necessary):
Federal Permit number, if required (note: if you are applying for a state permit to work on birds or for anadromous waters,
please submit a copy of your federal permit with this application):
Additional Information (to facilitate the application process; please submit an electronic copy of the study plan or
proposal):
Signature of Applicant
Date
Check this box for a paper receipt, otherwise it will be emailed
SP 126 Rev 12/28/18
SCIENTIFIC PERMIT APPLICATION DIRECTIONS
1. Fill in all blank spaces. Each person must give their Date-of-Birth for an
Idaho Department of Fish & Game violation check. Also give your middle
initial. This clarifies "same name" confusion.
2. Send the application(s) to either the Fisheries or Wildlife Bureaus at the
Idaho Department of Fish and Game Scientific Permits, P.O. Box 25,
Boise, ID 83707-0025. Your application(s) will be routed to the appropriate
Region(s) Office(s) for comments and approval or disapproval. DO NOT
send the application(s) to the Region offices. After Regional reviews have
been completed, the application will be returned to the Boise office for final
processing.
3. All applicants must submit a project proposal or study plan as well as
background experience.
4. If you do not know a specific stream name, please give the higher order
stream name. For example, if you want to survey streams within Mores
Creek drainage but do not know their names or they are unnamed, say
“tributaries of Mores Creek”.
5. ALLOW UP TO SIX WEEKS FOR PROCESSING. Do not expect the permit
to be issued on short notice.
6. Permits issued by Fisheries, Wildlife, and Licensing must be kept on your
person at all times while in the field.
7. A report will be required upon completion of work or upon expiration of a
current permit. No renewal permit will be issued until a current and
complete report of work is on file with the Department.
8. Note: a nonrefundable fee of $51.75 is required to process a Scientific
Collecting Permit application. Please include a check or money order in the
exact amount of $51.75.
If you have questions concerning a Fisheries permit, please phone 208-334-3791 or e-mail Tom
Bassista
tom.bassista@idfg.idaho.gov
or Kailee Clark
kailee.clark@idfg.idaho.gov
If you have questions concerning a Wildlife permit please phone 208-334-2920 or e-mail Rex
Sallabanks
rex.sallabanks@idfg.idaho.gov
or Debbie Hribik
debbie.hribik@idfg.idaho.gov
SP 126 Rev 12/28/18
PUBLIC INFORMATION SHEET
Policies, Procedures, and Conditionsfor granting Scientific Collecting Permits
Granted by the Idaho Department Of Fish and Game
Under 36-106 e.5 (Idaho Code)
Policies
1. A permit, as provided by law, is required to band, collect, possess, sell or trade any fish or wildlife in Idaho. A valid
hunting, fishing, or combination hunting and fishing license is required to kill any fish or wildlife in Idaho.
2. Unprotected and Predatory Wildlife may be taken in any amount, at any time, and in any manner not prohibited by
state or federal law, by holders of the appropriate valid Idaho hunting, trapping, or combination hunting and fishing
licenses, or a valid permit, provided such taking is not in violation of state, county, or city laws, ordinances, or
regulations. Predatory W ildlife includes the coyote, jackrabbit, weasel, skunk, and starling.
3. No permit may be granted for commercialization of fish and/or wildlife.
4. No permits will be issued allowing the use of explosives by non-Department personnel.
5. A Scientific Collecting Permit will NOT be valid for the transfer of live fish or eggs. This must be specifically
authorized by the Department using a Live Fish Transport Permit.
6. Only species listed on the permit may be collected. No species classified as Threatened, Endangered or Species of
Special Concern may be collected unless specifically listed on the permit.
7. No “blanket” permits will be issued for all capture methods on a statewide basis.
8. Any person convicted of, who receives withheld judgment for, or forfeits a bond for, a violation of Title 36, Idaho Code,
will not be issued a permit for a period of at least one year from the date thereof. Any fish or wildlife under possession
will be forfeited to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game at the time of conviction, judgment, or forfeiture.
9. No permit will be issued to any individual whose hunting and/or fishing privileges have been revoked, until he/she is
again eligible to purchase a hunting or fishing license.
10. Violation(s) of the permit will be reviewed for potential violation of Idaho Code. If a specific violation has occurred, the
individual will be cited under authority granted to the Department.
11. No permit issued by the Department for a species requiring an additional federal permit shall be valid unless it is
accompanied by said federal permit.
Procedures
1. The application for permit must be accompanied by a justification statement specifying:
a) A specific project proposal or study plan (if applicable).
b) The specific need to collect, band, or possess such wildlife, and the species (include scientific names) and
number of individuals needed.
c) The proposed method(s) of capture.
d) The approximate number and proposed disposition of specimens which are killed during sampling.
e) The minimum area in which it is feasible to capture, band, or collect the animals.
f)
The minimum amount of time necessary to conduct the activity.
g) The name, social security number, date-of-birth, and qualifications of the person(s) to be named on the
permit.
2. The application must be submitted a minimum of twenty (20) days prior to the proposed starting date.
3. The application should be submitted with a fee of $51.75 to either the Fisheries or Wildlife Bureau at the Headquarters
Office in Boise. All permits must be reviewed and approved by the Bureau, the Bureau of Enforcement, and the
appropriate Region(s).
Standard Conditions
1. The permit will be immediately revoked if the applicant violates any provision of the permit.
2. A report must be submitted within 30 days after expiration of the permit. The report will include the date, Regional
office employee notified, place of sampling, numbers and species of specimen captured, and the disposition of the
specimen. A signed receipt, listing the foregoing information on any samples killed, must accompany the report. No
additional permits may be granted until the report is received and accepted by the Department. No wildlife in
possession may be released back into the wild without prior Department approval.
3. If requested by the Department, a copy of the final report, of which the collection done under this permit is a part, must
be furnished to the Department free of charge.
4. The permit and permit receipt must be in the immediate possession of the named individual or sub-permittee(s) when
that person is exercising the privileges granted by the permit.
5. The permit is not transferable, nor may its authority be delegated to any other individual(s).
SP 126 Rev 12/28/18
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