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DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CALENDAR
MAY 28, 2001

MISSION STATEMENT
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the
conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the State's
natural resources for current and future generations.

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

DEER HUNTING REGULATIONS ON ISLANDS.  Contact: John Urbain, 517-373-1263.
Decision-makers:  Natural Resources Commission and DNR Director.

NIGHTTIME PREDATOR HUNTING.  Contact: David Purol, 517-335-3411.
Decision-makers:  Natural Resources Commission and DNR Director.

CROSSBOW HUNTING REGULATIONS. Contact: John Wynalda, 517-335-3431.
Decision-makers:  Natural Resources Commission and DNR Director.

LAND TRANSACTIONS

STATE FOREST LAND ACQUISITION: GLADWIN FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT, 20 acres. S
1/2 of NE 1/4 of NW 1/4, Sec. 29, T15N, R2W - Midland County.  Contact: Bill
Schmidt, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

EASEMENT ACROSS DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Betsie Valley Trail, 20-foot
wide easement for ingress and egress across the former Ann Arbor Railroad
Company right of way in the West 1/2 of the Fr'l. NW 1/4 of the Fr'l. NW
1/4, of Sec. 31, T26N, R15W, Benzie County.  Contact: Bill Schmidt,
517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

EASEMENT ACROSS DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Pere Marquette State Forest;
White Pine Trail State Park. 50 foot wide easement for water pipelines
across the NE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Sec. 12, the W 1/2of NW 1/4, Sec. 16, T14N,
R9W, and the former Railroad right of way in the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Sec. 24,
T14N, R10W - Mecosta County.  Contact: Bill Schmidt,
517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Case - #19970267, 240.0
acres, Baraga County, Baraga Township, T51N, R33W, Section 5: The SW 1/4,
and in Section 9, the E 1/2 of the SW 1/4.  Contact: Bill Schmidt,
517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Brighton State Recreation Area, Land
Transaction Case - #20000049, 15 Lots, Livingston County, Hamburg Township,
T1N, R5E, Section 2: The W 1/2 of the NW 1/4; Cunningham's Subdivision No.
1; Lots 2, 4-9, 15, 21, 90, 96, 105-108. To be sold to the highest bidder by
way of public auction. Contact: Bill Schmidt, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker:
DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Roscommon Forest Management Unit, Land
Transaction Case - #20000088, Parcel A - 0.40 acre, Parcel B - 0.91 acre,
Ogemaw County, Klacking Township, T23N, R2E, Section 29: Parcel A - Comm 110
rods S and 80 rods E of NW cor; th N 10 rods, W 7 rods, S 10 rods, th E 7
rods to POB. Parcel B - Comm 110 rods S and 80 rods E of NW cor; th N 10
rods to POB; th W 7 rods, th N 20 rods, th E 7 rods; th S 20 rods to POB.
Parcel B to be sold to the highest bidder by way of public auction.
Contact: Bill Schmidt, 517-373-1240.  Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PUBLIC USE DEED FOR UNDEDICATED STATE-OWNED LANDS: Conveyance of
tax-reverted lands to Blue Lake Twp., County of Muskegon (10 parcels);
Paradise Twp., County of Grand Traverse (1 parcel); Davison Township, County
of Genesee (32 parcels); City of Flint, County of Genesee (18 parcels);
Waucedah Township, County of Dickinson (1 parcel); Village of Flint, County
of Genesee (1 parcel); Dalton Township, County of Muskegon (17 parcels);
Grass Lake Township, County of Jackson (1 parcel); Village of Bancroft,
County of Shiawassee (2 parcels); for resale and municipal purposes.
Contact: Agnes Aldridge, 517-241-2980. Decision-maker: Office of Property
Management Chief.

RELEASE OF REVERTER RESTRICTION: Township of Baraga, County of Baraga (1
parcel); currently used for municipal purposes.  Contact: Agnes Aldridge,
517-241-2980. Decision-maker: Office of Property Management Chief.

PUBLIC USE DEED FOR UNDEDICATED STATE-OWNED LANDS: Conveyance of
tax-reverted lands to Consumer Industry Services (CIS), Michigan State
Housing Development
Authority (MSHDA), City of Detroit, County of Wayne (14 parcels); for resale
and municipal purposes.  Contact: Lois Klender, 517-335-1251.
Decision-maker: Office of Property Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of State-owned ingress/egress
to watercourses, aboriginal antiquities and mineral rights to 4 lots in the
City of Wayne, Wayne County, Louis Savage Garfield Park Subdivision.
Contact: Lynne Boyd, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire
Management Division Chief.

CHANGE IN CLASSIFICATION OF OIL AND GAS LEASE FROM NONDEVELOPMENT TO
DEVELOPMENT: Ward Lake Energy, Gaylord, Michigan, has applied for a change
in lease classification for Lease No. N-35942, Otsego County, Dover
Township, T31N, R02W, Section 24, SW1/4 SE1/4, 40.00 acres.  Contact: Lynne
M. Boyd, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management
Division Chief.

AMENDMENT TO EXISTING NONDEVELOPMENT OIL AND GAS LEASES: Amendment to oil
and gas lease Nos. N-36369 and N-36370, issued December 11, 2000 to
Quicksilver Resources, Inc., to include all State-owned mineral rights
underlying the I-75 highway right-of-way, located within the SW1/4 of
Section 4 (31.84 acres), and the NW1/4 of Section 9 (26.41 acres), resulting
in an increase of 13.38 acres.  Contact: Lynne Boyd, 517-335-3251.
Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Division Chief.

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASE - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 4.21
acres of State-owned minerals, Section 13, T06N, R16E, Kimball Township, St.
Clair County, have been requested by Elexco Land Services, Inc., of
Marysville, Michigan.  Contact: Lynne Boyd, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker:
Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Division Chief.

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASE - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 1.43
acres of State-owned minerals, Section 10, T28N, R07W, Rapid River Township,
Kalkaska County, have been requested by MCN Oil and Gas Company, of Traverse
City, Michigan.  Contact: Lynne Boyd, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest,
Mineral and Fire Management Division Chief.

DECISIONS BEFORE THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR

ELK MANAGEMENT QUOTAS.  Contact: John Urbain, 517-373-1263. Decision-maker:
DNR Director.

ANTLERLESS DEER LICENSE FEES.  Contact: John Urbain, 517-373-1263.
Decision-maker: DNR Director.

DEER MANAGEMENT UNITS OPEN TO HUNTING AND OVER-THE-COUNTER
LICENSE SALES.  Contact: John Urbain, 517-373-1263. Decision-maker: DNR
Director.

DEER MANAGEMENT UNIT QUOTAS AND ADDITIONAL LATE FIREARM SEASON UNITS.
Contact: John Urbain, 517-373-1263. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for the meeting should
contact the representatives.

JUNE 7
3 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan,
Lansing, Ingham County.  Beginning with the Committee of the Whole at 3 p.m.
and continuing with Public Appearances beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Public
Appearances may be scheduled by calling Teresa Gloden, Assistant to the NRC.
517-373-2352.

JUNE 8
8:30 a.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Stevens. T. Mason Building, 530 W.
Allegan, Lansing.  Contact:  Teresa Gloden, Assistant to the NRC,
517-373-2352.

JUNE 15
9 a.m.
MICHIGAN STATE WATERWAYS COMMISSION MEETING, Cheboygan Knights of Columbus
Hall.  Contact:  Betsy Clark, 517-241-2274.

JUNE 19
10:30 a.m.
SNOWMOBILE ADVISORY COMMETTEE MEETING, B.J's Restaurant and Catering, 990
North Center, Gaylord.  Contact:  Margo Fuller, 517-373-9483,
fullerm1@state.mi.us.

JUNE 26
2-7 p.m.
GAYLORD FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT, SOUTH AREA. INFORMAL OPEN HOUSE, Gaylord
Field Office, 1732 West M-32, Gaylord.  Staff will be available to provide
information on proposed forest management treatments to be done in 2003, or
any other
issues of interest.  Contact: Bill O'Neill, 989-732-3541.

JUNE 27
3-7 p.m.

GAYLORD FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT, NORTH AREA. OPEN HOUSE, Indian River Field
Office, M-67 and Old 27, Indian River.  Staff will be available to provide
information on proposed forest management treatments to be done in 2003, or
any other issues of interest.  Contact: Bill O'Neill, 989-732-3541.

JULY 11
9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
GAYLORD FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT, SOUTH AREA. COMPARTMENT REVIEW, BJ's
Restaurant, Old 27 North, Gaylord.  Finalization of forest prescriptions for
2003.
Contact: Bill O'Neill, 989-732-3541.

JULY 12
9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
GAYLORD FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT, NORTH AREA. COMPARTMENT REVIEW, Tuscarora
Township Hall, 3546 South Straits Highway, Indian River.  Finalization of
forest prescriptions for 2003.  Contact: Bill O'Neill, 989-732-3541.

AUGUST 13
2-7 p.m.
PIGEON RIVER COUNTRY FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE, Pigeon River Country
Headquarters, 9966 Twin Lakes Road, Vanderbilt.  Staff will be available to
provide information on proposed forest management treatments to be done in
2003, or any other issues of interest.  Contact: Joe Jarecki, 989-983-4104.

AUGUST 23
1-7 p.m.
ATLANTA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE, Atlanta Field Office, 13501 M-33,
Atlanta. Staff will be available to provide information on proposed forest
management
treatments to be done in 2003, or any other issues of interest. Contact:
Dayle Garlock, 989-785-4251.

AUGUST 30
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
PIGEON RIVER COUNTRY FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT. COMPARTMENT REVIEW, Pigeon
River Country Headquarters, 9966 Twin Lakes Road, Vanderbilt.  Finalization
of forest prescriptions for 2003. Contact: Joe Jarecki, 989-983-4104

SEPTEMBER 5
8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
ATLANTA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT. COMPARTMENT REVIEW, Atlanta Field Office,
13501 M-33, Atlanta.  Finalization of forest prescriptions for 2003.
Contact: Dayle Garlock, 989-785-4251.

SEASONS, LICENSES

MAY 31
SPRING WILD TURKEY SEASON CLOSES STATEWIDE.

JUNE 2
SEASON OPENS FOR MUSKELLUNGE ON LAKE ST. CLAIR, ST. CLAIR AND DETROIT
RIVERS.

JUNE 9-10
MICHIGAN'S SUMMER FREE FISHING WEEKEND.  Call 517 373-2842 for information
on how to participate.

JUNE 15
ELK HUNTING APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS.

SUCCESSFUL BEAR HUNTER APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED.

JUNE 16
BASS SEASON OPENS ON LAKE ST. CLAIR, DETROIT AND ST. CLAIR RIVERS.

JULY 1
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR ANTLERLESS DEER HUNTING LICENSES OR HUNTERS MAY
PURCHASE ONE PRIVATE LAND ANTLERLESS LICENSE OVER-THE-COUNTER IN THOSE DEER
MANAGEMENT UNITS THAT OFFER SUCH LICENSES. See Instruction Guide for
Antlerless Deer Hunting.

JULY 1

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR FALL WILD TURKEY HUNTING LICENSES.

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE
The DNR Calendar is a monthly publication of the Michigan Department of
Natural Resources.  We welcome your comments on style, format and
information to ensure this calendar is as informative as possible.

TIMETABLE FOR DECISIONS
No pending decision listed in the DNR Calendar will be made until seven days
after the initial calendar publication date.

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QUAL RIGHTS FOR NATURAL RESOURCE USERS
The Department of Natural Resources provides equal opportunities for
employment and access to Michigan's natural resources.  Both State and
Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national
origin, religion, disability, age, sex, height, weight or marital status
under the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended,  (1976 MI P.A. 453 and 1976
MI P.A. 220, Title V of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities
Act).  If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any
program, activity or facility, or if you desire additional information,
please write the MDNR Office of Legal Services, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI
48909-7528; or the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, State of Michigan,
Plaza Building, 1200 6th Ave., Detroit, MI 48226 or the Office of Human
Resources, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. 20240.
For information or assistance on this publication, contact the Michigan
Department of Natural Resources, Office of Information Services, PO Box
30690, Lansing, MI, 48909-8190.     This publication is available in
alternate formats upon request.



Bonnie Arthur
DNR Office of Information Services
300 River Place  Suite 3600
Detroit, MI 48207
313-392-6515
fax: 313-392-6488



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