Maryland Wildlands Preservation System (Maryland)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Maryland Wildlands Preservation System (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction

Last Review 2014-09-15


Maryland has a State Wildlands Preservation System, administered by the Department of Natural Resources, that is meant to protect these areas and provide for their future use and enjoyment. The construction or placement of permanent roads, structures, and installations is severely restricted in designated wildlands areas.

Policy Contact

Contact Name John F. Wilson
Department Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Address 580 Taylor Avenue

Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone 410-260-8412


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: COMAR 08.01.02
Date Effective 1972

Authority 2: Natural Resources Article, 5-209, 5-1201, 5-1203, and 5-1213, Annotated Code of Maryland