Species protection law; information on enforcement

Many animal and plant species are highly endangered. Therefore, international treaties, EU law, federal law and state law regulate trade in endangered species. However, they also protect against access to these species and their habitats/sites in the wild.

Description

Procedure

You can submit your application in an informal letter to the contact person named below. The application is also possible by e-mail.

Special notes

For beavers and hornets, the district administrative authorities are responsible as lower nature conservation authorities (district office or independent city). They also issue certificates for trade in species protected under EU law, for example, or accept notifications of the keeping of specially protected animals in accordance with the Federal Species Protection Ordinance.

Import and export permits are issued by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation.

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Links to more information

  • Merkblätter Artenschutz

    Im Rahmen der Artenhilfsprogramme des Landesamtes für Umwelt werden Schutzmaßnahmen für besonders gefährdete Pflanzen konzipiert und gestartet.

  • Merkblätter Artenschutz Zoologie

    Im Rahmen der Artenhilfsprogramme des Landesamtes für Umwelt werden Schutzmaßnahmen für besonders gefährdete Tierarten konzipiert und durchgeführt.

  • Artenschutz

    Das Bundesamt für Naturschutz bearbeitet eine Vielzahl von Aufgabenfeldern aus dem Bereich des Artenschutzes.

Status:21.01.2024

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz

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