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58 Pa. Code § 147.745. Exclusions.

§ 147.745. Exclusions.

 (a)  A permit is not required for red winged and rusty blackbirds, cowbirds and grackles which are listed in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s standing depredation order (50 CFR 21.43 (relating to depredation order for blackbirds, cowbirds, grackles, crows and magpies)).

 (b)  A depredation permit will not be issued for the taking of any endangered or threatened species, as defined in 50 CFR Part 17 (relating to endangered and threatened wildlife and plants).

 (c)  Depredation permits for waterfowl will only be issued during the waterfowl hunting season, where hunting cannot be used as a control method.

 (d)  A depredation permit will not be renewed if the permittee has not made a good faith effort to implement nonlethal control recommendations by the Commission or WS.


   The provisions of this §  147.745 amended June 16, 2006, effective June 17, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 2977. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (303771) to (303772).

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