Rules and Regulations Governing Nuisance Wildlife Control Specialist


Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 60 Fish and Wildlife
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 3 Rules and Regulations Governing Nuisance Wildlife Control Specialist
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Proposed
Filing Notice Date 04/25/2024
Filing Hearing Date(s) 05/15/2024
Public Comment Dates 04/25/2024 to 05/27/2024

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-17.1
R.I. Gen. Laws 20-1-18 and 20-1-22
R.I. Gen. Laws § 20-1-12

Purpose and Reason:

The purpose of these regulations is to establish the standards under which “Nuisance Wildlife Control Specialists” may be permitted to conduct the capture, handling, disposition, exclusion and other activities as related to wildlife protected by the Department under R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 20-1.

Amended handling of potentially diseased animals and added additional tools able to be used.


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