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HUNTING SEASON 2015 (Wildlife Game Species)

Sep 15, 2015 07:31PM

The Forestry and National Parks Department with power vested by The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, hereby notify the general public and particularly hunters on the declaration of an open season for hunting wildlife game species 1st October to 31st December 2015. In this regard an extension of the Close Season from  1st January to 30th September 2016 will be effective until further notice.                       

  • MANICOU ( Opossum) Didelphis marsupialis  insularis  
  • TATOU (Nine Banded Armadillo) Dasypus novemcinctus .
  • MONKEY(Cercopithecus mona)
  • IGUANA  (Iguana iguana)
  • RAMIER (Bird) Red-Necked Pigeon  Columba squamosa

Open Season: 1st October to 31st December 2015.


  • Hunting in the close season is an offence according to law.
  • Hunting in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve is prohibited at all times.
  • Hunting offences on conviction are chargeable with one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or a term of imprisonment for (6) six months.

The Department would like to thank all concern for their cooperation in this regard and anticipate their continued support for the conservation of our wildlife game species.

Be guided by best practices



Anthony Jeremiah

Chief Forestry Officer Ag.

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