Wildlife Management Areas (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Wildlife Management Areas (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, 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 http://www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife/Publiclands/index.asp
Applicable Jurisdiction http://www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife/Publiclands/allwmabyregion.asp

Last Review 2014-09-15


Wildlife Management Areas exist in the State of Maryland as wildlife sanctuaries, and vehicles, tree removal, and construction are severely restricted in these areas. Some of these species are also classified as Natural Heritage Areas, which exist for the preservation of threatened or endangered animals or plants.

Policy Contact

Department Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Address 580 Taylor Avenue

Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21401
Phone 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)


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

Authority 1: COMAR 08.03.02
Date Effective 1985

Authority 2: Natural Resources Article, Annotated Code of Maryland Sections. 01. 10-808. 02. 04. 10-205, 10-808. 05. 10-410, 10-808. 06―36. 37. 10-610, 10-808. 38.

Authority 3: COMAR 08.03.08

Authority 4: Natural Resources Article, §4-2A-01―4-2A-09 and 10-2A-01―10-2A-09, Annotated Code of Maryland