Ordinances

37.00 WILDLIFE


.01 Wildlife sanctuary designation; prohibitions regarding wildlife
.02 Wildlife sanctuary designations outside Ingham County
.021 Prohibitions regarding wildlife
.022 Permission for controlled hunting and trapping
.023 Open hunting and trapping
.024 Designations made by governing offices

.03 Fishing prohibited; exemptions

.01 All lands and water in Ingham County under control of and governed by the Board of Trustees are designated as a wildlife, fish, and bird sanctuary and the shooting or taking or molesting of birds, fish and wildlife is prohibited, except that fishing is permitted on the north bank of the Red Cedar River but only as designated by, and in accordance with guidelines issued by, the Secretary of the Board of Trustees.

GUIDELINES AND FISHING BOUNDARIES 37.01 (PDF)

.02 All other lands and water (outside of Ingham County) under control of or governed by the Board shall be designated for the purpose of wildlife control into one of three categories.

.021 Shooting or taking or molesting of birds or wildlife is prohibited.

.022
Controlled hunting and trapping through registration in accordance with state game laws is permitted.

.023
Open hunting and trapping in accordance with state game laws is permitted.

.024
Such designation will be made by the Land Management Office, in consultation with the lead department for the particular property, and the property manager.

.03 All lands and water outside of Ingham County under control of or governed by the Board are designated as closed for fishing except where otherwise designated by the Land Management Office, in consultation with the lead department for the particular property, and the property manager.

Enacted: September 15, 1964
Amended: December 11, 1987
December 10, 1994
December 14, 2012
December 18, 2015

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