87-3-126. Use of aircraft or helicopter -- authority to issue permits and adopt rules. An aircraft or helicopter may be used for the purpose of herding, driving, or hazing wild animals damaging private property or crops on the property in question pursuant to a permit issued by the department. The commission shall adopt rules for the issuance of the permit. The permit may be conditioned to address individual circumstances of each application for a permit. The department may not issue permits during any legal hunting season for the species for which a permit was requested. The permitting program must comply with requirements of federal law for the activity.