The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks provides law enforcement and conservation programs and services. Its areas of responsibility include implementation of hunting, fishing and boating regulations in Mississippi. It operates more than 30 wildlife management areas spread over an area of over 800,000 acres. The department issues licenses to provide safe hunting and fishing opportunities and to conserve native wildlife and fisheries populations. It also provides a wide range of wildlife education programs and organizes a variety of activities that include seminars, meetings, conferences, camps and workshops. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has its administrative office located in Tupelo, Miss.