Wildlife Management Area

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Sign to the Rich Mountain Wildlife Management Area in Georgia

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) are protected areas set aside for the conservation of wildlife and for recreational activities involving wildlife.

United States[edit]

In the United States, WMAs exist in the following states:

Papua New Guinea[edit]

In Papua New Guinea a Wildlife Management Area is the simplest form of protected area, that protects an area of land or water while retaining full power to landowners to manage their land. WMAs are managed by an elected committee formed of customary landowners.[19]

List of Wildlife Management Areas in Papua New Guinea:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website retrieved 27 December 2012
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  5. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ https://www1.maine.gov/ifw/wildlife/land/wmd/index.htm
  7. ^ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources retrieved 15 October 2011
  8. ^ Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks retrieved 19 August 2013
  9. ^ Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks website retrieved 8 January 2010
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  11. ^ New jersey division of fish and wildlife website retrieved 8 January 2010
  12. ^ New Mexico Wildlife website retrieved 8 January 2010
  13. ^ Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife website retrieved 8 January 2010
  14. ^ "Subchapter F. Special Wildlife Management Areas". Pennsylvania Code. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  15. ^ Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website retrieved 24 August 2012
  16. ^ Texas Parks and Wildlife Service website retrieved 8 January 2010
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  18. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  19. ^ WWF:Setting up a WMA, 2005, retrieved 28 June 2010