All persons who take or attempt to take wildlife for research or study purposes must possess a wildlife collector's permit. This minisite includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Application in two formats:
Microsoft Word document, which can be filled out and returned by e-mail
PDF, which can be printed, filled out and returned by regular mail.
It also includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Reporting Form in three formats:
Excel, the preferred method for reporting large collections
PDF, which can be printed and returned by regular mail
Word, which can be saved and submitted electronically.
Choose the formats that work for your circumstances.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.