Program Growth within Agencies

Changes in State Agency Hunter Access Program Efforts

Growth in the number of states having access programs also has been accompanied by program growth within agencies. Twenty-two states reported that in the past 10 years their hunter access programs have experienced modest growth (increased by less than 25%). Ten states reported that in the past 10 years their hunter access program has experienced rapid growth (increased by more than 25%). Only three states reported that in the past 10 years their hunter access program has experienced modest program reduction (reduced by less than 25%), and five states reported that in the past 10 years their hunter access program has been drastically reduced in size or scope (reduced by more than 25%).