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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CALENDAR
September 26, 2005

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

DEER MANAGEMENT UNIT BOUNDARY CHANGES. Contact: Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

2006 SPRING WILD TURKEY SEASON DATES AND LICENSE QUOTAS. Contact: Al Stewart, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

2006 SPRING WILD TURKEY REGULATIONS. Contact: Al Stewart, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO FURBEARER REGULATIONS. Contact: David Bostick, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

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

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

MICHIGAN-WISCONSIN BOUNDARY WATERS REGULATIONS (FO-205). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SOUTH MICHIGAN CATCH- AND- RELEASE BASS FISHING (FO-238). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

GUIDELINES FOR SELECTION OF QUALITY NON-TROUT FISHING LAKES (FO-244). Decision-maker: DNR Director.

FOR ACTION

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.

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

SPECIAL MUSKELLUNGE AND NORHTERN 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.

LAND TRANSACTIONS

PHASE II LAND REVIEW INITIATIVE - RECOMMENDED BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT FOR KALAMAZOO COUNTY. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case # 20050176, 36.56 acres, Waterloo Recreation Area, Jackson County, Waterloo Township, T01S, R02E, Section 36, Commencing at the West ¼  corner of said section, 2,331.54 feet to the centerline of Clear Lake Road and the point of beginning; thence S 54° 03' 03" W along said centerline, 1,525.58 feet; thence along a curve to the left, continuing along said centerline 466.13 feet, said curve having: a radius of 1,3580.70 feet, delta angle of 1° 58' 00" and a chord of 466.13 feet bearing S 53° 04' 03" W; thence S 52° 05' 03" W continuing along said centerline 25.84 feet; thence along a curve to the left, continuing along said centerline, 176.52 feet said curve having: a radius of 2,717.00 feet, delta angle of 3° 43' 23" and a chord of 176.52 feet bearing S 50° 13' 21" W, to the south line of the North ½ of said Southwest ¼; thence S 89° 36' 04" E along said South line, 2,070.04 feet to the North-South line of said section; thence N 00° 37' 10" E along said North-South ¼ line, 1,316.69 feet to said East-West ¼ line; thence N 89° 35' 11" W along said East-West ¼ line, 320.58 feet to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE FOREST LAND EXCHANGE: Land Transaction #20031018, Private Land Offered: Roscommon Forest Management Unit, Markey Township, Roscommon County. Parcel #1: The N ¼ of NE ¼ of SW ¼ of Section 3, T23N. Parcel #2: Government Lot 1, Excepting the N 660 feet thereof, Section 10, T23N, R03W. Total 31.6 acres.  State Land Desired: The SE ¼ of SW ¼ of Section 3, EXCEPT the N 10.0 acres thereof, T23N, R03W. 30.0 acres. Additional State Land to be Purchased:  The N 10.0 acres of the SE ¼ of SW ¼ of Section 3, T23N, R03W. 10.0 acres. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

GIFT OF MINERAL RIGHTS: Land Transaction #20050401, Sault Ste. Marie Forest Management Unit, Hulbert Township, Chippewa County. Mineral rights on the undivided ¼ interest in the 520-acre parcel described as: The SW ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 25, and the S ½ of SE ¼ of Section 26, and the NE ¼ of NE ¼ of Section 35, and the NW ¼ of Section 36, and the E ½ of SW ¼ of Section 36, and the W ½ of SE ¼ of Section 36, and the SW ¼ of NE ¼ of Section 36, all in T46N, R07W. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Case #20010158, Parcel A: Direct Sale parcel - 0.15 acre, Cadillac Forest Management Unit, Chase Township, Lake County. A parcel of land, 50 feet in width by 130 feet in length, located in part of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 12, T17N, R11W.  Commencing at a point on the West line of said Section 12, 54 feet southerly of the intersection of said West section line and the South right-of-way line of the former Pere Marquette Railroad (100-feet width, 50 feet North and 50 feet South of  RR centerline) for the point of beginning; thence Southerly 50 feet along said West section line to a point that is 150 feet Southwesterly and perpendicular to the centerline of said railroad; thence Southeasterly and parallel to said South RR right-of-way line 130 feet; thence Northerly and parallel to said West section line 50 feet; thence Northwesterly and parallel to said South RR right-of-way line to said West section line and the point of beginning. Parcel B: Public auction sale parcel - 0.87 acre, Cadillac Forest Management Unit, Chase Township, Lake County. A parcel of land located in part of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 12, T17N, R11W. Commencing at the intersection of the West line of said Section 12 and the South right-of-way line of the former Pere Marquette Railroad (100-feet width, 50 feet North and 50 feet South of  RR centerline) for the point of beginning; thence Southeasterly along said South RR right-of-way line 429 feet; thence Southerly and parallel to said West section line 104 feet; thence Northwesterly and parallel to said South RR right-of-way line to a point 130 feet Southeasterly of said West section line on said Northwesterly and parallel line; thence Northerly and parallel to said West section line 50 feet; thence Northwesterly and parallel to said South RR right-of-way line to said West section line; thence Northerly along said West section line to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

MINERAL AND LAND MANAGEMENT

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASES - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 6.75 acres, more or less, of Department of Natural Resources, state-owned minerals located in Sections 11 and 12, T31N, R07W, Echo Township, Antrim County, have been requested by DTE Gas & Oil Company, of Traverse City, Michigan. Contact: Tom Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASES - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 9.10 acres, more or less, of Department of Transportation, state-owned minerals located in Section 15, T28N, R05E, Mitchell Township, Alcona County, have been requested by Ward Lake Energy, of Gaylord, Michigan. Contact: Tom Wellman, 517-335-3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

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. 

3 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center, 104 Conservation Drive, Roscommon. 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.

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