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Wildlife - Wildlife Incident Reporting

WIR Tool
WIR Tool
WIR Tool
The Wildlife Incident Reporting Tool gives the user the ability to:
  • Report an observation involving species of interest to the Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Report nuisance activity and/or property damage involving wildlife, which may result in the issuance of a depredation permit (permit to capture and relocate, or kill, animals creating property damage and/or a public safety hazard) for species requiring them by California Codes and Regulations
  • Download depredation permits approved by CDFW biologists or game wardens for printing
  • Report carcass information for animals taken/killed by depredation permit as required by permit rules of use
All reports may be entered, viewed and/or updated, and printed. To submit an incident you must have an account and be logged in.