Closure of Saltspring Island General Open Season for Ravens

Regulation Number: 
2020-01-01
Status: 
Decided
Region: 
Region 1 - Vancouver Island
MU: 
1-1
Regulation Type: 
General Open Season
Species: 
Raven
Closing Date: 
January 19, 2020 at midnight
Decision Statement: 

This regulation was approved as proposed and is included in the 2020-2022 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis.

Current Regulations: 

Raven  *1-1     No Closed Season

 *Private lands on Saltspring Island only. Hunters must obtain permission from landowners before hunting on private land.

Proposed Regulations: 

Remove Raven hunting opportunity on Saltspring Island (private lands).

Rationale: 

The original intent of the regulations was to allow farmers to protect their livestock from Ravens on Saltspring Island. If there is a still a need for the protection of property and or livestock is by farmers on Saltspring Island, a nuisance permit may be applied for.