Program Types within AFWA Regions

Forty-three states reported that they participated in some type of formal hunter access program. However, 49 states provided information on various hunter access program-types. This includes 46 states that reported having a fee title purchase program, 38 states having a public lands hunter land access program, 37 having a private lands hunter access program, 27 having a corporate lands hunter access program, 21 having cooperative wildlife management areas, and three having some other type of access program. (Note: 21 states reported having cooperative wildlife management areas, but 22 states provided detailed information on cooperative management programs.)





*Nevada is in the preliminary planning phase.

In addition, 25 states reported having an access easements purchase or lease program, 26 having an access leasing program, six having a block management/landowner-customized hunter use management program, nine having a public-use easement program, and 10 states having some other type of access program. (Note: only three states reported having an "other" hunter access program, but 10 states provided detailed information on an "other" type of hunter access program.)