Current as of: Dec. 2011
(1) The general regulations for critical wildlife areas shall be as follows:
(a) Areas in which regulations are to be enforced shall be posted as a “Critical Wildlife Area” to provide due notice as to the identity and status of the area.
(b) The take of fish and wildlife is prohibited within any area posted as a critical wildlife area, except as authorized in the order establishing the critical wildlife area.
(c) Public access, including vehicles, vessels and dogs, is prohibited within areas posted as “Closed to Public Access.”
(d) Dogs are prohibited within areas posted as “Dogs Prohibited.”
(e) The Executive Director may issue permits authorizing access for scientific or conservation purposes to a critical wildlife area where public access is prohibited. Persons so authorized must possess a copy of the authorization when engaged in such activities.
(2) Regulations for any specific critical wildlife area that differ from the general regulations set forth in this rule shall be established by the order establishing the critical wildlife area.
Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 8-1-79, Amended 11-17-81, 6-21-82, Formerly 39-19.05, Amended 4-14-92, Formerly 39-19.005, Amended 3-1-10.
Florida Laws: Parks and Conservation Areas
U.S. Code Provisions: Parks and Conservation Areas