The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 003 : Powers and Duties(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4152)
§ 4152. Permits for scientific and educational collections
(a) The Commissioner may issue permits to a properly accredited person or educational institution permitting the holder thereof to collect birds, their nests and eggs, and fish and wild animals or parts thereof, for public scientific research or educational purposes of the institution.
(b) The Commissioner may issue a permit to an individual that allows the holder to collect fish and wild animals for the purpose of using them as subjects of art or photography.
(c) The Commissioner may issue a permit to a person that allows the holder to collect and possess a dead salvage bird or bird feathers for noncommercial cultural or ceremonial purposes, provided that the bird was legally acquired, transferred from an individual who acquired it legally, or found dead, and the permittee had no part in the intentional killing of the bird. A permit issued under this section shall comply with federal requirements regarding collection and possession of migratory birds. (Added 1961, No. 11 § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1987, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.); 1991, No. 230 (Adj. Sess.), § 30; 2013, No. 116 (Adj. Sess.), § 11.)