Utah Admin. Code R657-20-19 - Practicing Falconry in the Vicinity of a Federally Listed Threatened or Endangered Animal Species
Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021
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(1) Individuals practicing falconry must ensure that such activities do not result in the take of federally listed threatened or endangered wildlife.
(2) Under the Federal Endangered Species Act:
(a) "Take" means "to harass, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect or attempt to engage in any such conduct".
(b) "Harass" means any act that may injure wildlife by disrupting normal behavior, including breeding, feeding, or sheltering; and
(c) "Harm" means an act that actually kills or injures wildlife.
(3) Information about threatened or endangered species that may occur in Utah is available by contacting the Service or the Division.