Trap Registration Regulation Approved
SB364 mandates trappers to either place their name and address on each trap, snare or other device used on public land, or else to apply for a registration number from the NV Dept. of Wildlife (NDOW) and to place this number on each device.
The regulation spelling out how NDOW will enact this mandate was approved by the Legislative Commission August 30, 2018. Now the law is fully in effect. If you see any trapping devices on public land, check to see if they have the required identification. If not, they are in violation.
Thank you to all who sent emails, attended the hearing, and supported this long effort!
Warning Signs on Public Lands
Our law, SB364 passed July, 2017. One measure requires warning signs to be posted on public lands where trapping might occur. Unfortunately, there have been inexplicable delays and we still don't have signs. We are working on this and may need some volunteer help soon!! Watch the newsletter for updates!
Our Trap Law Reform Bill Signed into Law
June 3, 2017, Governor Sandoval Signed SB364. As amended, we now have mandatory trap registration/ID; legal protection for persons moving or disturbing traps that create an immediate risk to persons or companion animals; and a mandate for warning signs to be posted on public lands.
Abundant thanks to all who sent emails, testified and supported this effort.
The Department of Wildlife will write regulations detailing how these provisions will be met. We remain vigilant throughout this process to be sure our intention is carried out.
Text of the Bill
Poll Supports TrailSafe - Majority of Nevadans object to trapping
A February, 2017 scientific, impartial poll of Nevada attitudes about trapping conducted by Remington Research finds:
56% oppose use of traps on public lands
68% support ID on traps
77% support 24-hour trap checks
80% support warning signs
68% support being allowed to move a trap or device that poses risk.
These results are consistent in all four Congressional Districts!!
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