Permit guidelines for Faculty
Permits are required for various research and education activities.
Contact your program coordinator for your permit requirements.
See below for permit application forms and links.
Permits for collecting marine animals, including Pacific Salmon, for your course at BMSC is arranged by the University Program’s Coordinator.
All anthropological, ethnographic, ethno-biological or archaeological study or field-work in the Huu-ay-aht First Nations traditional territory, as well as all studies involving collections from the Huu-ay-aht First Nations traditional territory, must be carried out under an Investigation Permit by the Huu-ay-aht First Nations.
The University Programs Coordinator will assist you with ensuring the appropriate permits are in place. Please notify us at least 30 days before the start of your course if you wish to access HFN lands during your course.
Camping overnight on HFN lands, whether for recreational or research purposes, requires a permit. Complete and submit to HFN as directed on the form.
B.C. Ministry of Environment permits are required to collect freshwater fish in lakes and streams in B.C., and any terrestrial organisms.
The University Programs Coordinator will assist Faculty in obtaining the required permits. Please give us plenty of notice to ensure we obtain these permits in time for your course.
Federal land (Parks Canada):
The University Programs Coordinator will assist you in obtaining federally issued permits which are required to collect certain animals, marine plants and for the salvage of marine birds.