Researchers wishing to study, monitor, or collect species at risk in Newfoundland and Labrador must first obtain a permit from the Department of Environment and Climate Change. Educators or researchers wishing to possess a specimen of a species at risk for scientific or educational purposes must also apply for a permit.
Information to be included in a letter when requesting a permit under the Endangered Species Act:
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Species Assessment and Recovery Planning BiologistPermits have been issued between 2004 and 2011 under Section 18 of the Newfoundland and Labrador Endangered Species Act, which allows the Minister to issue permits under certain conditions and activities, such as possession and research.
Department of Environment and Climate Change, Wildlife Division
Telephone: (709) 637-2026
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