(1) Aerial herding authorized by permit may not occur during the following times:
(a) from May 1 through July 15 to protect animals during times of late gestation or early calving/fawning. The department may consider an exception to this date restriction if it determines that conditions at a specific site warrant granting an exception;
(b) during the seven day period prior to the opening date of any legal hunting season for the species being herded under the permit; or
(c) during any legal hunting season for the species being herded under the permit, including any commission sanctioned game damage hunts in the hunting districts where the landowner will use the permit.