The National Wildlife Refuge System has three different special use permit application forms that are relevant to the monument. These special use permits allow the public to engage in activities within the monument. These forms are available in a fillable format.
The prospective permit holder should fill out the appropriate application, sign it, and return it to the superintendent of the monument. The permit is not valid until approved and signed by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official.
Special Use Permits
- Commercial activities such as guiding anglers or other outdoor users
- Commercial filming (audio, video, and photographic products of a monetary value)
- Research and monitoring activities by students, universities, and other non-FWS or non-NOAA organizations
- Miscellaneous events (fishing tournaments, one-time events, other special events)
- Educational activity
- Other (any activity not mentioned above)
Click here for additional information on which activities are regulated through the monument’s permitting process.
Contact the monument superintendent to inquire whether we consider the proposed use appropriate or compatible within the monument.
For other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife-related permit links that might pertain to your activity, click here.
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