N.Y. Envtl. Conserv. Law § 11-1705

Current through 2020 NY Law Chapters 1-56 and 58-88
Section 11-1705 - Importation, possession and sale of wildlife and game other than domestic and foreign game
1. Frogs taken outside the state may be imported and transported by any means and in any number, possessed, bought and sold during the open season. During the closed season any person may transport into the state, without license or permit, and may possess, transport, buy and sell frogs, if he keeps a record with respect thereto, as provided in section 11-1703, subdivision 2 with respect to fish.
2. The carcasses of varying hares and cottontail rabbits may be imported from outside the state and possessed, transported, bought and sold at any time without license or permit.
3. Game for propagation purposes and the plumage or skin of game birds may be imported and transported at any time, without license or permit. Such plumage or skin shall not be sold or offered for sale or possessed for sale except as permitted by section 11-1729 or 11-1731.
4. Deer of all species, except white-tail deer, may be imported, possessed, transported, bought and sold alive at any time, without license or permit. Wild white-tail deer shall not be imported.
5. Skunk, bobcat, mink, muskrat, fisher, beaver, otter, marten or sable may be imported alive at any time without license or permit, and may be bought and sold, possessed and transported alive, by any means, during their respective open seasons. During the closed season such animals shall not be possessed or transported alive without permit or license from the department.
6. The head, skin or hide, fur and feet of game and wildlife, except birds, may be imported and transported, by any means, without license or permit, at any time, and may be bought and sold at any time.
7. The flesh of game and wildlife, except birds, black, grey or fox squirrels, lynx, bear, deer, moose, elk, caribou and antelope may be imported and transported by any means during the open season, without permit or license, and may be imported during the closed season, as provided in section 11-1707, and may be bought and sold at any time.
8. The flesh of bear, deer, moose, elk, caribou, and antelope may be imported, transported and possessed as provided in section 11-1707. The flesh of such game, except bear and white-tail deer, may also be imported, transported and possessed pursuant to permit under section 11-1711, and if so imported, may be bought and sold when tagged as provided in section 11-1721, but if so imported shall not be possessed or transported unless so tagged.
9. Flesh of bear may be imported, transported, possessed, bought and sold for food purposes as provided in section 11-1713, under permit as provided in that section and when tagged as provided in section 11-1721.
10. The dead bodies of birds belonging to all species or subspecies native to this state, defined in subdivision 5 of section 11-0103, as protected birds, or belonging to any family, any species or subspecies of which is native to this state and is so defined, shall not be sold, offered for sale or possessed for sale for food purposes within this state. They may be imported, transported and possessed, except for sale, as provided in section 11-1707.

N.Y. Envtl. Conserv. Law § 11-1705