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Wildlife Management Area


Wildlife Management Area

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

United States

In the U.S., WMAs exist in the following states:

Papua New Guinea

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.[14]

List of Wildlife Management Areas in PNG:


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