Collecting: U.S.

Collecting specimens on state land (parks) typically requires a permit. Collection of protected species requires stricter state permits than non-regulated species. Because permit regulations vary from state to state, check with the state wildlife agency for current regulations. Many collecting applications are online.

Useful links to state agencies:

US Fish & Wildlife Service Permits

US & Canad Natural Resources Offices

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service permits are required for collection of regulated wildlife ( threatened or endangered ,CITES listed species, and "injurious" wildlife).

Our CITES code number is:

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