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Assent Language - Montana

(Public Trust)

The congress of the United States passed an act that was approved on August 9, 1950, known as the Dingell-Johnson Act, Public Law 681, 81st congress, chapter 658, 2nd session, which provides, among other things, that “No money apportioned under this…

Assent Language - New Jersey

(Public Trust)

The State of New Jersey hereby assents to the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in wildlife-restoration projects, and for other purposes,” approved September second, one thousand…

Assent Language - New Jersey

(Public Trust)

The State of New Jersey hereby assents to the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in fish restoration and management projects, and for other purposes,” approved August ninth, one…

Assent Language - New Mexico

(Public Trust)

The state of New Mexico hereby assents to the provisions of the act of congress of the United States of America entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in wildlife restoration projects, and for other purposes,”…

Assent Language - New Mexico

(Public Trust)

The state of New Mexico hereby assents to the provisions of the act of congress of the United States of America entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in fish restoration and management projects, and for other…

Assent Language - New York

(Public Trust)

The state of New York hereby assents to the provision of the act of congress entitled “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in wildlife-restoration projects, and for other purposes,” approved September second, nineteen…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Alabama

(Public Trust)

The title ownership to all fish in the public fresh waters of the State of Alabama is vested in the state for the purpose of regulating the use and disposition of the same in accordance with the provisions of the laws of this state and regulations…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Alaska

(Public Trust)

The legislature shall provide for the utilization, development, and conservation of all natural resources belonging to the State, including land and waters, for the maximum benefit of its people.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Arizona

(Public Trust)

Wildlife, both resident and migratory, native or introduced, found in this state, except fish and bullfrogs impounded in private ponds or tanks or wildlife and birds reared or held in captivity under permit or license from the commission, are…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

All game and fish except fish in private ponds found in the limits of this state are declared to be the property of this state. The hunting, killing, and catching of the game and fish are declared to be privileges.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

All game and fish except fish in private ponds found in the limits of this state are declared to be the property of this state. The hunting, killing, and catching of the game and fish are declared to be privileges.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - California

(Public Trust)

(f) To provide for economic contributions to the citizens of the state, through the recognition that wildlife is a renewable resource of the land by which economic return can accrue to the citizens of the state, individually and collectively, through…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Colorado

(Public Trust)

(2) All wildlife within this state not lawfully acquired and held by private ownership is declared to be the property of this state. Right, title, interest, acquisition, transfer, sale, importation, exportation, release, donation, or possession of…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Connecticut

(Public Trust)

It is hereby found and declared that there is a public trust in the air, water and other natural resources of the state of Connecticut and that each person is entitled to the protection, preservation and enhancement of the same.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Florida

(Public Trust)

The title to lands under navigable waters, within the boundaries of the state, which have not been alienated, including beaches below mean high water lines, is held by the state, by virtue of its sovereignty, in trust for all the people. Sale of such…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Georgia

(Public Trust)

(b) The ownership of, jurisdiction over, and control of all wildlife, as defined in this title, are declared to be in the State of Georgia, in its sovereign capacity, to be controlled, regulated, and disposed of in accordance with this title.…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Idaho

(Public Trust)

(a) Wildlife Policy. All wildlife, including all wild animals, wild birds, and fish, within the state of Idaho, is hereby declared to be the property of the state of Idaho. It shall be preserved, protected, perpetuated, and managed. It shall be only…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Illinois

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and title to all wild birds and wild mammals within the jurisdiction of the State are hereby declared to be in the State, and no wild birds or wild mammals shall be taken or killed, in any manner or at any time, unless the person or…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Indiana

(Public Trust)

(a) All wild animals, except those that are: (1) legally owned under a license or permit as required by this article; or (2) otherwise excepted in this article; are the property of the people of Indiana.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Iowa

(Public Trust)

The title and ownership of all fish, mussels, clams, and frogs in any of the public waters of the state, and in all ponds, sloughs, bayous, or other land and waters adjacent to any public waters stocked with fish by overflow of public waters, and of…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Kansas

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and title to all wildlife, both resident and migratory, in the state, not held by private ownerships, legally acquired, shall be, and are hereby declared to be in the state.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Kentucky

(Public Trust)

The citizens of Kentucky have the personal right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, using traditional methods, subject only to statutes enacted bytheLegislature, and to administrative regulations adopted by the designated state agency to promote…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Louisiana

(Public Trust)

A. The ownership and title to all wild birds, and wild quadrupeds, fish, other aquatic life, the beds and bottoms of rivers, streams, bayous, lagoons, lakes, bays, sounds, and inlets bordering on or connecting with the Gulf of Mexico within the…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Maine

(Public Trust)

The public trust rights in intertidal land include the following: A. The right to use intertidal land for fishing, fowling and navigation; B. The right to use intertidal land for recreation; and C. Any other trust rights to use intertidal land…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Maryland

(Public Trust)

a) Except where granted to and assumed by the federal government under a constitutional grant from the people of this State, sovereignty in the space above the lands and waters of this State rests in this State. Ownership of space above lands and…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Massachusetts

(Public Trust)

The people shall have the right to clean air and water, freedom from excessive and unnecessary noise, and the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic qualities of their environment; and the protection of the people in their right to the conservation,…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Michigan

(Public Trust)

All animals found in this state, whether resident or migratory and whether native or introduced, are the property of the people of the state, and the taking of all animals shall be regulated by the department as provided by law.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Minnesota

(Public Trust)

The ownership of wild animals of the state is in the state, in its sovereign capacity for the benefit of all the people of the state. A person may not acquire a property right in wild animals, or destroy them, unless authorized under the game and…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Minnesota

(Public Trust)

The ownership of wild animals of the state is in the state, in its sovereign capacity for the benefit of all the people of the state. A person may not acquire a property right in wild animals, or destroy them, unless authorized under the game and…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Mississippi

(Public Trust)

The ownership and title of all mussels found in or upon the fresh water bottoms within this state, is hereby declared to be vested in the state.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Missouri

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and title to all wildlife of and within the state, whether resident, migratory or imported, dead or alive, are hereby declared to be in the state of Missouri. Any person who fails to comply with or who violates this law or any such…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Montana

(Public Trust)

The opportunity to harvest wild fish and wild game animals is a heritage that shall forever be preserved to the individual citizens of the state and does not create a right to trespass on private property or diminution of other private rights.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Nevada

(Public Trust)

1. Wildlife in this State not domesticated and in its natural habitat is part of the natural resources belonging to the people of the State of Nevada.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - New York

(Public Trust)

The State of New York owns all fish, game, wildlife, shellfish, crustacea and protected insects in the state, except those legally acquired and held in private ownership. Any person who kills, takes or possesses such fish, game, wildlife, shellfish,…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - North Dakota

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and title to all wildlife within this state is in the state for the purpose of regulating the enjoyment, use, possession, disposition, and conservation thereof, and for maintaining action for damages as herein provided. Any person…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Ohio

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and the title to all wild animals in this state, not legally confined or held by private ownership legally acquired, is in the state, which holds such title in trust for the benefit of all the people.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Oklahoma

(Public Trust)

All wildlife found in this state is the property of the state.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Oregon

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife is the property of the state. No person shall angle for, take, hunt, trap or possess, or assist another in angling for, taking, hunting, trapping or possessing any wildlife in violation of the wildlife laws or of any rule promulgated…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Pennsylvania

(Public Trust)

(a) General rule.--The ownership, jurisdiction over and control of game or wildlife is vested in the commission as an independent agency of the Commonwealth in its sovereign capacity to be controlled, regulated and disposed of in accordance with this…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Puerto Rico

(Public Trust)

All aquatic and semiaquatic organisms found in bodies of water which are not private property, are hereby declared to be of public domain. These organisms may be fished, used and traded freely, subject to the provisions of this chapter and the…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Rhode Island

(Public Trust)

The general assembly hereby vests in the director of the department of environmental management authority and responsibility over the fish and wildlife of the state and over the fish, lobsters, shellfish, and other biological resources of marine…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - South Carolina

(Public Trust)

All wild birds, wild game, and fish, except fish in strictly private ponds and lakes and lakes entirely segregated from other waters or held and grown in bonafide aquaculture operations are the property of the State.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - South Dakota

(Public Trust)

No person may acquire any property in, or subject to dominion or control, any game bird, game animal, or game fish, or any part thereof. Game birds, game animals, and game fish are the property of the state, except as provided by § 41-1-3.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Tennessee

(Public Trust)

(a) The ownership of and title to all forms of wildlife within the jurisdiction of the state that are not individual property under the laws of the land are hereby declared to be in the state. No wildlife shall be taken or killed in any manner or at…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Texas

(Public Trust)

(a) All wild animals, fur-bearing animals, wild birds, and wild fowl inside the borders of this state are the property of the people of this state.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Utah

(Public Trust)

All wildlife existing within this state, not held by private ownership and legally acquired, is the property of the state.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Vermont

(Public Trust)

The inhabitants of this State shall have liberty in seasonable times, to hunt and fowl on the lands they hold, and on other lands not inclosed, and in like manner to fish in all boatable and other waters (not private property) under proper…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Washington

(Public Trust)

Wildlife, fish, and shellfish are the property of the state. The commission, director, and the department shall preserve, protect, perpetuate, and manage the wildlife and food fish, game fish, and shellfish in state waters and offshore waters.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - West Virginia

(Public Trust)

It is declared to be the public policy of the State of West Virginia that the wildlife resources of this State shall be protected for the use and enjoyment of all the citizens of this State. All species of wildlife shall be maintained for values…

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Wisconsin

(Public Trust)

(1) The legal title to, and the custody and protection of, all wild animals within this state is vested in the state for the purposes of regulating the enjoyment, use, disposition, and conservation of these wild animals.

Public Ownership - Fish and Coastal Waters - Wyoming

(Public Trust)

For the purpose of this act, all wildlife in Wyoming is the property of the state. It is the purpose of this act and the policy of the state to provide an adequate and flexible system for control, propagation, management, protection and regulation of…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Alabama

(Public Trust)

The title and ownership to all wild birds and wild animals in the State of Alabama or within the territorial jurisdiction of the state are vested in the state for the purpose of regulating the use and disposition of the same in accordance with the…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Alaska

(Public Trust)

Wherever occurring in their natural state, fish, wildlife, and waters are reserved to the people for common use.

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Arizona

(Public Trust)

All lands expressly transferred and confirmed to the State by the provisions of the Enabling Act approved June 20, 1910, including all lands granted to the State and all lands heretofore granted to the Territory of Arizona, and all lands otherwise…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

State of Arkansas to: (1) Preserve, manage, and enhance the lands, waters, and air of the state with full recognition that this generation is a trustee of the environment for succeeding generations;...

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

To the end that the environment and resources of the State of Arkansas shall be used and preserved for the welfare of all people, it is the policy of the State of Arkansas to: (1) Preserve, manage, and enhance the lands, waters, and air of the state…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Connecticut

(Public Trust)

Such person shall also be liable to the state for the reasonable costs and expenses of the state in restoring the air, waters, lands and other natural resources of the state, including plant, wild animal and aquatic life to their former condition…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Delaware

(Public Trust)

(2) Rare and endangered species are a public trust in need of active, protective management, and that it is in the broad public interest to preserve and enhance such species.

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Hawaii

(Public Trust)

The lands granted to the State of Hawaii by Section 5(b) of the Admission Act and pursuant to Article XVI, Section 7, of the State Constitution, excluding therefrom lands defined as “available lands” by Section 203 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Illinois

(Public Trust)

The ownership of and title to all aquatic life within the boundaries of the State, are hereby declared to be in the State, and no aquatic life shall be taken or killed, in any manner or at any time, unless the person or persons so taking or killing…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Kentucky

(Public Trust)

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is deemed to have possessed the original, and has the ultimate property in and to all lands within her boundaries.

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Maine

(Public Trust)

The Legislature finds and declares that the intertidal lands of the State are impressed with a public trust and that the State is responsible for protection of the public's interest in this land.

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Maryland

(Public Trust)

(1) Forests, streams, valleys, wetlands, parks, and scenic, historic, and recreation areas of the State are basic assets and their proper use, development, and preservation are necessary to protect and promote the health, safety, economy, and general…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Minnesota

(Public Trust)

Sec. 12. Hunting and fishing and the taking of game and fish are a valued part of our heritage that shall be forever preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good.

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Montana

(Public Trust)

(1) All lands of the state that have been or may be granted by congress, or acquired by gift or grant or devise from any person or corporation, shall be public lands of the state. They shall be held in trust for the people, to be disposed of as…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Nebraska

(Public Trust)

The citizens of Nebraska have the right to hunt, to fish, and to harvest wildlife, including by the use of traditional methods, subject only to laws, rules, and regulations regarding participation and that promote wildlife conservation and management…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - New Hampshire

(Public Trust)

The legislature finds it is in the best interests of the state and its citizens to regulate, protect, restore, and conserve the wildlife resources of the state under a uniform scheme of management through the fish and game department. It is the…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - New Hampshire

(Public Trust)

The state of New Hampshire shall have exclusive authority and jurisdiction over the management, preservation, protection, propagation and taking of wildlife in the state. Except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no ordinance or…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - New Jersey

(Public Trust)

All property of the trust is declared to be public property devoted to an essential public and governmental function and purpose and shall be exempt from all taxes and special assessments of the State or any political subdivision thereof. 14

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - New Mexico

(Public Trust)

The state game commission of the state of New Mexico is hereby authorized and empowered to acquire by purchase, gift, bequest or lease; and to hold, develop and improve lands for fish hatcheries, game farms, game refuges, bird refuges, resting and…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - North Carolina

(Public Trust)

It shall be the policy of this State to conserve and protect its lands and waters for the benefit of all its citizenry, and to this end it shall be a proper function of the State of North Carolina and its political subdivisions to acquire and…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Texas

(Public Trust)

(b) All fish and other aquatic animal life contained in the freshwater rivers, creeks, and streams and in lakes or sloughs subject to overflow from rivers or other streams within the borders of this state are the property of the people of this…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Vermont

(Public Trust)

(a)(1) As provided by Chapter II, § 67 of the Constitution of the State of Vermont, the fish and wildlife of Vermont are held in trust by the State for the benefit of the citizens of Vermont and shall not be reduced to private ownership. The State of…

Public Ownership - Wildlife and Land - Virginia

(Public Trust)

To the end that the people have clean air, pure water, and the use and enjoyment for recreation of adequate public lands, waters, and other natural resources, it shall be the policy of the Commonwealth to conserve, develop, and utilize its natural…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Alaska

(Public Trust)

(a) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Arizona

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

Subject to all applicable statutes and the constitution of the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has adopted the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (Addendum T1.01) and the Wildlife Violator Compact Operations Manual…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Arkansas

(Public Trust)

Subject to all applicable statutes and the constitution of the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has adopted the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (Addendum T1.01) and the Wildlife Violator Compact Operations Manual…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - California

(Public Trust)

(a) To provide a means by which participating states may join in a reciprocal program to effectuate the policies enumerated in Section 716.1 in a uniform and orderly manner.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Colorado

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Connecticut

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Delaware

(Public Trust)

(1) The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact is an interstate agreement between member states to enhance the compliance with the hunting, fishing, and other wildlife laws of member states, and provides for the fair and impartial treatment of wildlife…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Florida

(Public Trust)

(a) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Georgia

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Idaho

(Public Trust)

1. Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Illinois

(Public Trust)

As authorized by Section 805-545 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department shall be a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact. a) The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact is an agreement that recognizes suspension of…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Illinois

(Public Trust)

As authorized by Section 805-545 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department shall be a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact. a) The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact is an agreement that recognizes suspension of…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Indiana

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Iowa

(Public Trust)

The department is hereby authorized and empowered to: . . .14. Enter into an interstate wildlife violators compact with one or more states to enforce state laws and rules relating to the protection and conservation of wildlife subject to the…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Kansas

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Kentucky

(Public Trust)

(A) WILDLIFE RESOURCES ARE MANAGED IN TRUST BY THE RESPECTIVE STATES FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL RESIDENTS AND VISITORS. (B) THE PROTECTION OF THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES OF A STATE...

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Louisiana

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all of their residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Maine

(Public Trust)

The commissioner may suspend or revoke the license, privilege or right of any person to fish for, take, possess or transport any marine organism to the extent that the license, privilege or right has been suspended or revoked by another member state…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Maryland

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors;

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Michigan

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Mississippi

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Missouri

(Public Trust)

1. The conservation commission may enter into an interstate wildlife violators compact with any one or more states. 2. The commission may adopt such rules as are necessary for the implementation of the compact.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Nevada

(Public Trust)

(a) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - New Hampshire

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - New Jersey

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors;

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - New Mexico

(Public Trust)

(1) wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all of their residents and visitors;

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - New York

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - North Carolina

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - North Dakota

(Public Trust)

a. Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Ohio

(Public Trust)

(B) The chief shall adopt rules to enter into a reciprocal agreement with participating states for the enhancement of compliance with hunting, fishing, and other wildlife laws. The agreement is named the wildlife violators compact. The agreement and…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Oklahoma

(Public Trust)

1. Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors;

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Oregon

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Pennsylvania

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Rhode Island

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - South Carolina

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - South Dakota

(Public Trust)

An interstate wildlife violator compact is entered with all states legally joining the compact in the form substantially as contained in this chapter; The purpose of this chapter and compact is to provide a means through which participating states…

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Utah

(Public Trust)

(a) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Vermont

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Virginia

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors;

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Washington

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - West Virginia

(Public Trust)

(1) Wildlife resources are managed in trust by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Wisconsin

(Public Trust)

1. Wildlife resources are managed by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors.

Public Ownership - Wildlife Compact - Wyoming

(Public Trust)

(i) Wildlife is managed by the respective states for the benefit of all residents and visitors;

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