The Forestry and National Parks Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, notifies persons of the opening of the hunting season which runs from the 1 October 2013 to 31 December 2013, for hunting wildlife species:
MANICOU – Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis insularis)
TATOU – Nine banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus)
MONKEY (Cercopithecus mona)
IGUANA (Iguana iguana)
RAMIER – Red-Necked Pigeon (Columba squamosa)
Hunting in the closed season is an offence according to law
Hunting in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve is prohibited at all times.
Hunting offences on conviction are chargeable with one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or a term of imprisonment for six (6) months.
The Department thanks all concerned for their cooperation in this regard and anticipates continued support for the conservation of our wildlife game species.