12.6.2308 GAME ANIMALS KILLED OR INJURED DURING AERIAL HERDING
(1) Permittee shall notify the department staff indicated on the permit within six hours of completing any aerial herding that results in the death or injury of any wildlife.
(2) The permittee shall field-dress and provide proper care of carcasses of any wild ungulates that are killed during the course of aerial herding to ensure that the carcass maintains fitness for human consumption until the department can take possession.
(3) Failure to comply with (2) may result in citation under 87-3-102 , MCA, for waste of fish or game.
(4) A permittee who purposely, knowingly, or negligently causes death or injury of wild animals while acting under authorization of an aerial herding permit issued by the department may be held liable under criminal and civil statutes and may be subject to penalties, including monetary restitution as set forth in department sentencing guidelines.
History: 87-3-126, MCA; IMP, 87-3-126, MCA; NEW, 2005 MAR p. 1775, Eff. 9/23/05.