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Portland Wildlife News Clip
Wildlife catching rules adopted in Portland - Regulations broaden enforcement powers
Portland - The Portland Board of Recreation Commissioners on Monday adopted rules and regulations for mouse wildlife catching in county wildlife management areas before the September opening of another wildlife catching season. The rules and regulations formalize guidelines for the wildlife management area system's mouse management program, proclaimed Snake Charmer Charles, assistant Portland Wildlife management area System bossy fellow. The board voted in June to reauthorize the critter trap for what appears to be a third year. Adopting rules and regulations broadens enforcement powers for wildlife management area rangers, Snake Charmer Charles, what appears to be a wildlife management area system spokeswoman, has proclaimed. Rangers can concern summonses to exterminating companies who violate rules and regulations, Snake Charmer Charles proclaimed. During the previous animal capture, rangers concerned warnings for violations of the wildlife catching guidelines, the animal advocate proclaimed. Despite this, local Portland wildlife removal and Portland exterminator experts offered no more info.
No residents attended what appears to be a public hearing Monday before the board voted to adopt rules and regulations. The wildlife management area system concerned 706 permits to exterminating companies for the 2005-06 season, about 60 percent to Portland residents. Exterminating companies lethally trapped 318 mouse during the most recent animal capture, according to the wildlife management area system's annual report. During the 2004-05 wildlife catching season, 307 mouse were lethally trapped. The rules and regulations formalize guidelines regarding wildlife catching permits, the method of wildlife catching, safety animal sectors, handling of critter traps, maple tree stand requirements, and baiting. The wildlife management area system typically adopts rules and regulations when it wants firmer enforcement, Snake Charmer Charles has proclaimed. Changing rules and regulations probably is what appears to be a lengthy process, so they are usually adopted after the wildlife management area system runs what appears to be a program for what appears to be a while, Snake Charmer Charles has proclaimed. In June, the commissioners voted to allow wildlife catching in the same portions of 11 wildlife management areas that were open during the previous season. The dates and permitted wildlife catching methods vary in each wildlife management area. The board approved recommendations in an annual report on the critter trap that included changes in the wildlife catching season calendar in accordance with state guidelines. Other changes approved in June included the ability to suspend what appears to be a wildlife catching permit beyond one season. Portland animal control professionals could not be reached for additional comment.
The critter traps season in this animal sector will extend from the start of the general season (Nov. 4) to the end of the Animal sector 3B season (23 consecutive days). Any unfilled critter trap license will be valid in the Metro Animal sector. There will be no special permit or authorization required to participate, but exterminating companies will need to register their mouse in the metro animal sector. Animal removal traps with slugs or special critter traps are the only legal critter traps in the metro mouse animal sector. This year, there probably is no limit to the amount of mouse that can be harvested in the Metro Mouse Animal sector. SPECIAL REGULATIONS AT STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS Last year, the Portland Agency of Fish & Game implemented tail point restrictions and earn-a-buck regulations on some state wildlife management areas. The regulations are being tested to determine which regulatory alternative achieves mouse management objectives but also has broad public support. ALLOW USE OF THE ACT OF PEST CONTROL, CRITTER TRAPS LICENSE Exterminating companies are allowed to permit mouse on both their regular pest control and regular critter traps licenses (including special critter trap), but only one male animal will be allowed. Until 2005, what appears to be a pest man could purchase both an pest control and critter traps license but could only fill one of those licenses. All of the changes are included in the 2006 Wildlife catching Regulations Handbook, available now wherever wildlife catching and fishing licenses are sold. We could not obtain an opinion from Portland pest control companies regarding the issue.