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Regulatory Removals BITP/A

Broad Incidental Take Permit/Authorization

This Broad Incidental Take Permit/Authorization (BITP/A) allows approved individuals to handle, possess, propagate, remove and relocate state-endangered and threatened species if those activities are being conducted for a regulatory purpose. This permit/authorization does not cover activities being conducted for educational or scientific purposes.

Permit Application

To apply for coverage under the Regulatory Removals BITP/A, please complete, sign and date the application:

Note: This is a fillable Adobe PDF form that can be easily filled out and saved using the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. The form will not work correctly if opened in a browser such as Chrome or Edge. We recommend downloading and saving the application to your computer, then opening it with the Acrobat program.

Submit the application

By email:

Attach the completed application and any supplemental materials and email them to the NHC Permit Coordinator at  

By postal mail, send to:

Endangered Resources Review Program
Wisconsin DNR, Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921

Annual Report

All individuals covered under the Regulatory Removals BITP/A are required to complete and submit an annual report of activities conducted under the permit/authorization, including any information specifically requested by the department pursuant to s. 29.604, Wis. Stats. and NR 27, Wis. Admin. Code. Failure to submit timely, complete and/or accurate annual reports may result in revocation of coverage under the permit/authorization and confiscation of any endangered or threatened animals, plants or specimens in your possession.

If you have any questions regarding the Regulatory Removals BITP/A, permit application or annual report, please contact:

Endangered Resources Review Program
Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation