22.2 - Develop a model “hunting easement” similar to a conservation easement for use in providing or protecting hunting opportunities
Text from the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Plan, 2008, Page 22
Assessment of Status: Incomplete
Outside of the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program and Open Fields, this effort has not occurred.
Supporting documentation and findings
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program
The Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP) provides federal funds, through the US Department of Agriculture, to state and tribal entities. Through this program, states and tribes may encourage private landowners to allow hunter access for outdoor recreation.