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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CALENDAR
August 29, 2005

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

P.J. HOFFMASTER STATE PARK MANAGED ANTLERLESS DEER HUNTS. Contact: Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

DEER MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE PERMITS (DMAP). Contact Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

For all Fish Orders, contact: Todd Grischke, 517-373-1280.  

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

STATEWIDE TROUT, SALMON, WHITEFISH AND LAKE HERRING REGULATIONS (FO-200). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SPAWNING CLOSURES (FO-204). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

DESIGNATED TROUT STREAMS FOR MICHIGAN (FO-210). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

WATERS WHERE NORTHERN PIKE MAY BE TAKEN AT ANY SIZE (FO-214). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATEWIDE COOLWATER REGULATIONS FOR LARGEMOUTH BASS, SMALLMOUTH BASS, NORTHERN PIKE, WALLEYE, SAUGER, MUSKELLUNGE, CHANNEL CATFISH, FLATHEAD CATFISH AND YELLOW PERCH (FO-215). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

GEAR RESTRICTIONS FOR FISHING (FO-218). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SPECIAL MUSKELLUNGE AND NORTHERN PIKE REGULATIONS (FO-220). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

LAKE TROUT IN MI-6 OF LAKE SUPERIOR (FO-225). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

HOOK AND LINE RESTRICTIONS DURING WALLEYE SPAWNING RUNS ON THE SAGINAW RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES (FO-226). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STURGEON REGULATIONS - STATEWIDE (FO-240). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

FOR ACTION

YELLOW PERCH - LAKE MICHIGAN (FO-208). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

FISHING REGULATIONS - SYLVANIA WILDERNESS AREA, OTTAWA NATIONAL FOREST, GOGEBIC COUNTY (FO-212). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

LAND TRANSACTIONS

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for Antrim County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for Gogebic County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for Grand Traverse County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for Kalamazoo County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for Ontonagon County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW - Recommendations for St. Joseph County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW INITIATIVE AND BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT - Recommendations for Arenac County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW INITIATIVE AND BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT - Recommendations for Iosco County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW INITIATIVE AND BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT - Recommendations for Luce County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PHASE II LAND REVIEW INITIATIVE AND BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT - Recommendations for Van Buren County. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

WILDLIFE LAND ACQUISITION AND GIFT ACCEPTANCE:  Land Transaction Case #20040038, 66 acres, Erie State Game Area, Erie and LaSalle townships, Monroe County. T08S, R08E, Part of Section 1 and T07S, R08E, Part of Section 36. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

WILDLIFE LAND ACQUISITION AND BOUNDARY MODIFICATION:  Land Transaction Case #20050201, 635.87 acres, Crystal Falls Forest Management Unit, Sagola Township, Dickinson County. T43N, R30W, Section 3: Entire Section. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE FOREST LAND ACQUISTION:  Land Transaction Case #20020120, 20.0 acres, Gladwin Forest Management Unit, Geneva Township, Midland County. T15N, R02W, Section 29: The N ½ of the NE ¼ of NW ¼. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PURCHASE OF TAX-REVERTED LAND UNDER ACT 123, P.A. 1999: Land Transaction Case #20050342, <1.0 acre, eight subdivision lots, Gaylord Forest Management Unit, Bois Blanc Township, Mackinac County. (Subject Lot 1): Third addition to Bob-Lo Gardens Block 103, Lot 68. (Subject Lot 2): Third addition to Bob-Lo Gardens Block 118, Lot 16. (Subject Lot 3): Third addition to Bob-Lo Gardens Block 130, Lot 8. (Subject Lots 4-8):  Third addition to Bob-Lo Gardens Block 141, Lots 1 to 5. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case #20031099, 7.6 acres, Seven Lakes State Park, Holly Township, Oakland County. Part of the South ½ of Section 29, T05N, R07E, described as: Beginning at a point distant 56.5 feet from the Northeast corner of the West ½ of the Southeast ¼; thence West 553.50 feet; South 528.00 feet; East 395.00 feet; South 261.00 feet; N 79° 30' 00" E 158.50 feet; thence Northerly to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case #20050297, 36.6 acres, Waterloo Recreation Area, Waterloo Township, Jackson County. T02S, R02E, Section 7.  The S 10 acres of the E ½ of the NW frl ¼ and the E ½ of the SW frl ¼ lying N of Glenn Road and the W 10 acres of the N ½ of the SE ¼ except beginning at the S ¼ post of Section 7 thence N 0° 31' 24" W 1,311.65 feet along the NS ¼ line to the S 1/8 line; S 89° 27' 19" W 678.17 feet along the S 1/8 line to a point of beginning; thence continuing S 89° 27' 19" W 641 feet to the W 1/8 line; N 0° 28' 29" W along said 1/8 line to the NW corner of the S 330 feet (20 rods, recorded) of the E ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 7; E 654 feet along the N line of the S 330 feet (20 rods, recorded) of the E ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 7; S to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case #20050346, 16.0 acres, Waterloo Recreation Area, Waterloo Township, Jackson County. T02S, R02E, Section 7;  Commencing at the S ¼ corner of Section 7, thence N 00° 31' 24" W along the NS ¼ line 1,311.65 feet to the S 1/8 line; S 89° 27' 19" W 683.89 feet along the S 1/8 line (ctrline Glenn Road) to the POB; thence S 89° 27' 19" W 230.28 feet; N 00° 28' 29" W 820.00 feet; S 89° 27' 19" W 405.00 feet; N 00° 28' 29" W 491.27 feet; N 00° 28' 29" W 328.29 feet; N 89° 25' 30" E 634.58 feet; S 00° 29' 57" E 1,311.45 feet to the POB. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE FOREST LAND EXCHANGE: Land Transaction #20020168, Private Land Offered:  Gaylord Forest Management Unit, Mullett Township, Cheboygan County. Situated in the Township of Mullett, Cheboygan County: Commencing at the Offered: South ¼ corner of Section 20, T36N, R02W; thence S 89° 20' 05" E along the South line of said Section, a distance of 132.00 feet; thence N 44° 30' 06" E 518.76 feet; thence N 32° 09' 38" E 947.69 feet; thence along a curve to the left having a radius of 3,869.72 feet, a delta of 01° 46' 51", an arc length of 120.27 feet and a chord which bears N 24° 13' 47" E 120.27 feet; thence N 23° 16' 16" E 443.09 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing N 23° 16' 16" E 150.00 feet to the shore of Mullett Lake; thence S 18° 02' 58" W 151.08 feet along the shore of Mullett Lake; thence N 64° 51' 15" W 13.76 feet to the point of beginning; all being a part of Government Lots 1 and 2, Section 20, T36N, R02W; above described parcel lies approximately between railroad station 14190+74 through station 14192+24 of the former Detroit and Mackinac Railroad. 150' x 151' x 14' - 0.02 acre. State Easement Desired: 20' x 60' driveway easement serving three future homes, Gaylord Forest Management Unit, Mullett Township, Cheboygan County. Commencing at the South ¼ Corner of Section 20, T36N, R02W; thence along the South Line of said Section S 89° 20' 05" E 132.00' to the meander post; thence N 44° 30' 06" E 518.76'; thence N 32° 09' 38" E 947.69' thence along a curve to the left having a radius of 3869.72', a delta of 01° 46' 51", an arc length of 120.27' and a chord which bears N 24° 13' 47" E 120.27'; thence N 64° 51' 29" W 40.27' to the point of beginning of a 20' wide easement lying 10' left and right of a centerline described as; thence continuing N 64° 51' 29" W 61.14', more or less, to the Southwesterly right-of-way of M-27, also being the Northwesterly line of the Gaylord to Cheboygan Trail corridor to the point of ending of a 20' wide by 61.14' long easement. All being a part of Government Lots 1 and 2. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE PARK AND RECREATION EASEMENT EXCHANGE: Land Transaction #20050153, Offered Easement: Rice Lake Boating Access Site, Torch Lake Township, Houghton County. A 66-foot-wide non-exclusive easement for vehicular and pedestrian ingress and egress, roadway  improvements, and utilities over and across a Secluded Land Company-owned parcel, situated in part of Government Lot 2, and in part of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼, Section 17, T55N, R31W, Torch Lake Township, Houghton County, lying 33 feet each side of the existing road centerline approximately described as follows: Commencing at the west quarter (W ¼ ) corner of said Section 17; thence N 86° 51' 56" E, along the East-West Quarterline of said Section, 2,349.68 feet; thence north 691.70 feet to the westerly right-of-way line of County Road T-23EB, also being the point of beginning; thence the following eight courses along the centerline of an existing gravel Road; S 84° 26' 06" W 160.50 feet; thence N 77° 58' 18" W 360.85 feet; thence N 88° 5' 56" E 76.56 feet; thence S 83° 31' 51" W 586.22 feet; thence S 72° 28' 05" W 121.40 feet; thence S 64° 38' 43" W 893.55 feet; thence S 40° 42' 55" W 239..92 feet; thence S 33° 38' 40" W 176.55 feet to the west line of said Section 17, also being the point of ending, except any part of the above-described easement, which lies outside of said Section 17. Desired Easement: A 66-foot-wide non-exclusive easement, for vehicle and pedestrian ingress and egress and roadway improvements over and across state-owned land situated in part of Government Lot 1, Section 18, T55N, R31W, Torch Lake Township, Houghton County, lying 33 feet each side of the existing road centerline approximately described as follows: Commencing at the east Quarter (E ¼) corner of said Section 18; thence S 00º 55' 01" E, along the east Quarter line of said Section 349.55 feet; thence S 89º 04' 59" W 33.00 feet to the point of the beginning; thence N 00º 55' 01" W 302.61 feet; thence N 04º 09' 04" E 119.36 feet, the east line of said Section 18, also being the point of ending, EXCEPTING any part of the above description lying within said Section 17. This agreement includes pre-approval for underground electrical and utility easements to be installed easterly of the existing road centerline.  Prior to issuance of utility easements, a complete application packet for each easement must be submitted by the appropriate public utility company. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240.  Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF EASEMENT ACROSS DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Cases #20050303 and 20050304, White Pine Trail State Park, Kent, Montcalm, Mecosta, Osceola, and Wexford counties. An easement for fiber optic cable purposes, as currently located Description: within the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) WPTSP: described as: Beginning at the North 1/8 line of Section 36, T09N, R11W, within the city of Rockford, Kent County, and extending northward to the point of ending, within Section 3, T21N, R09W, within the city of Cadillac, Wexford County, excepting state highway crossings, which are owned by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Case #20040041, 15.0 acres, Gaylord Forest Management Unit, Evangeline Township, Charlevoix County. All that part of the W ½ of NE ¼ of Section 36, lying South of the Boyne River. T33N, R06W. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Case #20040293 1.0 acre, Gladwin Forest Management Unit, Greendale Township, Midland County. Part of the SW ¼ of NE ¼ of Section 29 described as: Comm. at a point on the center line of Salt River Road that is distant 527 feet W of the E 1/8 line of Section 29, thence N 349 feet, thence W 120 feet, thence S 355 feet to the center line of Salt River Road, thence NE'ly along center line of said road to the point of beginning, T14N, R02W. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

MINERAL AND LAND MANAGEMENT

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of state-owned mineral rights have been requested by surface owners, Marlene Taube and Michael Kozloff, three parcels totaling 80 acres, more or less, located in S ½ NW ¼ , Section 2 and SE ¼ NE ¼, Section 3, T44N, R03W, Rudyard Township, Chippewa County. These are more specifically described as: S ½ SW ¼ NW ¼, Section 2, T44N, R03W, Rudyard Township, Chippewa County S ½ SE ¼ NW ¼, Section 2, T44N, R03W, Rudyard Township, Chippewa County SE ¼ NE ¼, Section 3, T44N, R03W, Rudyard Township, Chippewa County. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of sate-owned ingress and egress to watercourses and mineral rights have been requested by the surface owner, MJC/Lotus Group, L.L.C., to 19.88 acres located in W ½ NE ¼, Section 19, T03S, R10E, city of Taylor, Wayne County, more specifically described as S ½ of E ½ of W ½ of NE ¼, Section 19, T03S, R10E, city of Taylor, Wayne County. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of state-owned ingress and egress to watercourses and mineral rights have been requested by the surface owner, city of Taylor, to four parcels totaling 64.94 acres located in the W ½ SE ¼, Section 32, T03S, R10E, city of Taylor, Wayne County. These are more specifically described as: That part of the SE ¼ of Sec 32 desc as beg at the S ¼ cor of Sec 32 & proc th N 0º 31' W alg the N & S ¼  line of sd Sec 2284.40 ft, th N 88º 29' E 318.60 ft th S 0º 31' E 2279 ft to the S line of Sec 32, th S 87º 31' W alg sd line 318.70 ft to the POB exc the S 60 ft thereof T03S, R10E, Section 32, city of Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan -16.7 acres; That pt of the SE ¼ of Sec 32 desc as beg at a pt dist N 87º 31' E alg the S li of sd Sec 638.18 ft and N 0º 31' W 338.0 ft from the S ¼ cor of Sec 32 and proc th N 0º 31' W 1935.60 ft th N 88º 29' E 495.40 ft th S 0º 31' E 1951.90 ft th S 88º 16' W 114.40 ft th N 0º 45' W 28.51 ft th S 87º 31' W 381.40 ft to the POB - 22 acres; That part of the SE ¼  of Sec 32 described as beg at a point on the S line of said Sec distant N 87º 31' E 318.70 ft from the S ¼ cor of Sec 32 and proceeding th N 0º 31' W 2279.0 ft. th N 88º 29' E 319.40 ft. th S 0º 31' E 2273.60 ft to the S line of Sec 32 th S 87º 31' W along said S line 319.48 ft to the POB except the South 60 ft thereof -16.24 acres; The N 10 AC of the W ½ of the SE ¼ of Sec 32; Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of state-owned ingress and egress to watercourses, aboriginal antiquities, and mineral rights to lots located in St. Clair Heights, Eugene H. Sloman's Subdivision and Maitland's Subdivision, city of Detroit, Wayne County have been requested by the surface owner, St. John Homes, Limited. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of state-owned ingress and egress to watercourses, aboriginal antiquities, and mineral rights to lots located in Grosse Pointe Lands Company Subdivision, St. Clair Park Subdivision, and A.M. Campau Realty Company Subdivision have been requested by the surface owner, Creekside Homes, Limited. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS: Conveyance of state-owned ingress and egress to watercourses, aboriginal antiquities, and mineral rights to lots located in Daniel J. Campau's Subdivision, city of Detroit, Wayne County have been requested by the surface owner, Gray Street Affordable Housing, Limited. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

AUGUST 30
11 a.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Montmorency Co. Court House Annex, 12265 W. M-32, Public Health Conf. Room, Atlanta. Contact: Tom Stone, 231-238-4282,stonet@michigan.gov.

AUGUST 31
10 a.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Alger County Courthouse, 101 Court Street, Courthouse Conference Room, Munising. Contact: Rich Stevenson, 906-293-5131,stevenrd@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 2
10 a.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, DNR Newberry Operations Service Center, 5100 M-123, Newberry. Contact: Rich Stevenson, 906-293-5131, stevenrd@michigan.gov. 

SEPTEMBER 8
3 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, at the Michigan Technological University, Memorial Union Bldg., 1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton. The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 3 p.m. and continues 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, glodent@michigan.gov. Following Public Appearances, the NRC will conduct its Regular Meeting. Written comments may be submitted to: Teresa Gloden, Natural Resources Commission, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909.

SEPTEMBER 13
9 a.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, DNR Escanaba Management Unit, 6833 US-2, 41 & M-35, Conference Room, Gladstone. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.

10 a.m.
RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD MEETING, Stevens T. Mason Bldg., 8th Floor central conference room, 530 W. Allegan, Lansing. Contact: Mark Mandenberg, 517-335-3037, mandenbm@michigan.gov.

1 p.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Marquette County Courthouse, Room 115, 234 W. Baraga Avenue, Marquette. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov. 

SEPTEMBER 19
2:30 p.m.
DNR FOREST CERTIFICATION AUDIT PUBLIC MEETING, Mason Building 7th Floor, 530 W. Allegan, 1921 Conference Room, Lansing. Contact: Dennis Nezich, 906-228-6561,  nezichd@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 22
10 a.m.
CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR STATE PARKS MEETING, Hartwick Pines State Park, Michigan Forest Visitor Center, Grayling. Contact: Sandy Simpson, 517-335-4827. 

7-9 p.m.
DNR FOREST CERTIFICATION AUDIT PUBLIC MEETING, Otsego Club, 696 M-32 East, Gaylord. Contact: Dennis Nezich, 906-228-6561, nezichd@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 23
9:30 a.m. (CDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Dickinson County Library, 401 Iron Mountain Street, Conference Room, Iron Mountain. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.
 
2 p.m. (CDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, DNR Crystal Falls Management Unit, 1420 W. US-2, Conference Room, Crystal Falls, 49920. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.
 
SEPTEMBER 26
11 a.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Oceana County Building, 100 S. State Street, Board Conference Room, Hart. Contact: Steve Kalisz, 231-775-9727, ext. 6043, kaliszs@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 27
1 p.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Old Courthouse, 211 W. Main, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Stanton. Contact: David Neumann, 517-241-9054, neumannd@michigan.gov.

2 p.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Keweenaw County Courthouse, 5095 4th Street, Circuit Courtroom, Eagle River. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.

7-9 p.m.
DNR FOREST CERTIFICATION AUDIT PUBLIC MEETING, Holiday Inn Marquette, 1951 US-41 West, Marquette. Contact: Dennis Nezich, 906-228-6561, nezichd@michigan.gov.

SEPTEMBER 28
9:30 a.m. (CDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Department of Human Services, 301 E. Lead Street, Conference Room, Bessemer. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.

1 p.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Clare County Building, 225 W. Main, Conference Room A, Harrison. Contact: Steve Kalisz, 231-775-9727, ext. 6043, kaliszs@michigan.gov 

2 p.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Ontonagon County Courthouse, 725 Greenland Road, District Courtroom, Ontonagon. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov. 

SEPTEMBER 29
8:30 a.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING,  Baraga County Courthouse, 16 N. Third Street, Circuit Courtroom, L'Anse. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov.

2 p.m.
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Governmental Center, 400 Boardman, Commissioner's Chair Room, Traverse City. Contact: Steve Kalisz, 231-775-9727, ext. 6043, kaliszs@michigan.gov. 

2 p.m. (EDT)
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING, Houghton County Courthouse, 401 E. Houghton Avenue, District Courtroom, Houghton. Contact: Ernie Houghton, 906-786-2351, houghtoe@michigan.gov. 

OCTOBER 5
1 p.m.
ATLANTA MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW OPEN HOUSE, Atlanta Management Unit, 13501 M-33 N, Atlanta. Contact: Cody Stevens, 989-785-4251, stevencn@michigan.gov.

OCTOBER 6
3 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 3 p.m. and continues 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, glodent@michigan.gov. Following Public Appearances, the NRC will conduct its Regular Meeting. Written comments may be submitted to: Teresa Gloden, Natural Resources Commission, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909.

OCTOBER 18
1 p.m.
GRAYLING MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW OPEN HOUSE, Grayling Management Unit, 1955 N I-75 BL, Grayling. Contact: Susan Thiel, 989-348-6371, ext. 7440, thielsj@michigan.gov.

OCTOBER 19
8:30 a.m.
ATLANTA MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW, Atlanta Management Unit, 13501 M-33 N, Atlanta. Contact: Cody Stevens, 989-785-4251, stevencn@michigan.gov 

9 a.m.
MICHIGAN NATURAL RESOURCES TRUST FUND BOARD MEETING, Holiday Inn Express, 2187 University Park Drive, Okemos. Public appearances may be scheduled by calling Linda Harlow, Administrative Assistant to the MNRTF, 517-373-9125, harlowl@michigan.gov.  Written comments may be submitted to: Linda Harlow, Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, P.O. Box 30425, Lansing, MI 48909.

NOVEMBER 3
9 a.m.
GRAYLING MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW, Grayling Management Unit, 1955 N I-75 BL, Grayling. Contact: Susan Thiel, 989-348-6371, ext. 7440, thielsj@michigan.gov. 

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