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Locating, Constructing, and Managing Islands for Nesting Waterfowl

Appendix D

A Partial List of Agencies that Provide Guidance or Grant Permits for
Island Construction in the Western United States and Canada

State Need permit to:        Contact Agency and Address
Build Alter
Alberta* No No Ducks Unlimited Provincial Office, 202 - 10470 - 176 St., Edmonton, AB  T5S 1L3
Arizona Yes Yes Dept. of Env. Quality, 3033 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ  85012
British Columbia* No No Ducks Unlimited Provincial Office, 945-A Laval Cres., Kamloops, B.C.  V2C 5P5
California Yes Yes Requirements vary by county. For current information write: Engineer, Landscape, and Surveys of California, 1303 J Street, Suite 370, Sacramento, CA  95814
Colorado No No Colorado Dept. Health, 4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South, Denver, CO  80222-1530
Idaho Yes Yes Dept. Health & Welfare, 1410 N Hilton, Boise, ID  83706-1290
Iowa Yes Yes DNR; Wallace State Office Bldg., 900 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA  50319-0034
Kansas Yes Yes Dept. Wildlife & Parks, Box 54A, Rt. 2, Pratte, KS  67124-9599
Manitoba* No No Ducks Unlimited Provincial Office, Oak Hammock Marsh, P.O. Box 1160, Stonewall, MB  R0C 270
Minnesota Yes No DNR; Box 32, 500 Lafayette Rd., St Paul, MN  55155
Montana Yes Yes Water Quality Program Mgr., A 206 Cogswell Bldg., Helena, MT  59620
Nebraska Yes Yes Nebraska Game & Parks, 2200 N 33rd St., Lincoln, NE  68503
Nevada Yes Yes Bureau of Water Quality Planning, 333 West Nye Lane, Carson City, NV  89710
New Mexico Yes No Surface Water Quality Bur., 1190 St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM  87502
North Dakota Yes Yes State Water Commission, 900 East Boulevard, Bismarck, ND  58505
Oklahoma No No Oklahoma Conserv. Comm., 2800 N Lincoln Blvd., Suite 160, Oklahoma City, OK  73105
Oregon Yes Yes Division of State Lands, 775 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR  97310
Saskatchewan* No No Ducks Unlimited Provincial Office, P.O. Box 4465, 1606 4th Ave., Regina, SK  S4P 3W7
South Dakota Yes Yes State Dept. of Agriculture, 445 E. Capitol, Anderson Building, Pierre, SD  57501-3185
Utah Yes No Dept. Env. Quality, PO Box 144870 288 N 1460 W., Salt Lake City, UT  84118-4870
Washington Yes Yes Dept. Ecology; Mail PV-4 PO Box 47703, Olympia, WA  98504-7703
Wyoming No No Dept. Env. Quality, Herschler Bldg., Cheyenne, WY  82002

* Although no provincial permits are required for island construction in Canada, please contact the Ducks Unlimited Provincial Offices for assistance in project development.
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