Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
If you are use fur harvesting methods that you also be certified as having taken the Furharvester Education Program. (look at www.trappered.com for the exam and materials).
A Nuisance Prairie Dog Control Permit is needed to control prairie dogs.
A Nuisance Bird Control Permit is needed for the following species:
(1) yellow-headed blackbird
(2) red-winged blackbird
(3) bi-colored red-winged blackbird
(4) rusty blackbird
(5) brewer's blackbird
(10) feral pigeon
(11) english sparrow
115-16-5. Wildlife control permit; operational requirements
115-16-3. Nuisance bird control permit; application, provisions and requirements
115-16-6. Wildlife control permit; application and reporting requirements
Nuisance Wildlife Control Permit Information
Furbearers and Coyotes
Wildlife Damage Control
Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks
Fisheries & Wildlife Division
51 2 SE 25t h Ave, Pratt KS 67124
KAR 115-5-1. Furbearers and coyotes; legal equipment, taking methods, and general provisions.
(13) All trapping devices included in subsection (b) shall be tagged with the user's name and address and shall be tended and inspected at least once every calendar day. (Authorized by K.S.A. 32-807; implementing K.S.A. 32-807, K.S.A. 2008 Supp. 32-1002, and K.S.A. 2008 Supp. 32-1003; effective March 19, 1990; amended Nov. 15, 1993; amended July 19, 2002; amended Feb. 18, 2005.
(f) Subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, wildlife taken pursuant toa wildlife control permit shall be disposed of using one or more of the following methods:
(A) Wildlife may be released only in suitable habitat located at least 10 miles from the original capture site and only with the prior written permission of the person in legal possession of the release site.
(B) Wildlife shall not be released in a location so close to human dwellings that the release is likely to result in recurrence of the reason the wildlife was taken.
(C) Wildlife shall not be released within the limits of any municipality without prior written permission from the appropriate municipal authority.
(D) Wildlife may be released on department lands or waters only with the prior written approval of the department.
(E) Wildlife shall not be released if injured or if displaying common symptoms of disease, including any of the following:
(i) Lack of coordination;
(ii) unusual lack of aggressiveness;
(iii) unusual secretions from the eyes, nose, or mouth;
(iv) rapid or uneven respiration;
(vi) loss of muscle control; or
(vii) loss of large patches of hair.
(F) Wildlife shall not be transported from the state except as authorized by the department.
(3) Wildlife species listed in K.A.R. 115-15-1 or K.A.R.115-15-2, or other wildlife species designated by the department, shall be released according to paragraph (f)(2) if unharmed. If harmed or injured, these species shall be submitted to either the department or a person holding a valid wildlife rehabilitation permit issued according to K.A.R. 115-18-1.
115-16-6. Wildlife control permit; application and reporting requirements.
(h) Each wildlife control permittee shall submit an annual report by January 31 following the permit year, on a form supplied by the department. The report shall be kept current and available for inspection throughout the permit year. Each report shall contain the following information:
(1) The name, address, and permit number of the permittee;
(2) the date of any control activity;
(3) the species, number, and condition of the wildlife controlled; and
(4) the control method or methods used.
(i) Each wildlife control permittee shall retain the following information for a minimum of three years and shall make this information available for inspection by the department on request:
(1) The name and postal zip code of the legal occupant where control activities were conducted; and
(2) the disposition of any wildlife taken, including any of the following:
(A) the name and postal zip code of the person in lawful possession of the property where the wildlife was released and the number of wildlife released;
(B) the method used if wildlife was euthanized; or
(C) the name of any licensed wildlife rehabilitator to whom the wildlife was submitted.
(j) Subject to applicable federal or state laws and regulations, any governmental body may be authorized by the secretary to conduct wildlife control activities. (Authorized by K.S.A. 32-807; implementing K.S.A. 32-807 and K.S.A. 32-1002; effective July 19, 2002.)