Scientific or commercial licence

Under the Nature Conservation Act 2014 it is an offence to undertake various activities including taking native plants, damaging native trees, taking fallen native timber, selling native plants and importing/exporting native plants.

A licence may be issued under Chapter 11 of the Nature Conservation Act 2014 authorising the licensee to carry out one or more activities that would otherwise be an offence under this Act.

To apply for a scientific licence application please complete and submit the Scientific Licence Application form below.

Use this record sheet to record wildlife sightings as part of a Scientific Licence Application.