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MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CALENDAR
March 27, 2006 

GAME and FISH ORDERS

Black Bear Quotas. Contact David Bostick, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

Mute Swan Nuisance Control Regulations. Contact: Faye McNew, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

2006 Fall Wild Turkey Season Dates and License Quotas. Contact: Al Stewart, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

Availability of Antlerless Licenses. Contact: Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

Quality Deer Management Regulations. Contact: Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

Elk Season Dates and Hunt Unit Boundaries. Contact: Rod Clute, 517-373-1263. Decision-makers: DNR Director and NRC.

LAND TRANSACTIONS 

WILDLIFE LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case #20050389, 5.75 acres, Allegan State Game Area, Manlius Township, Allegan County. T03N, R15W, Section 23: The East 10 rods of the South 92 rods of the East 45 acres of the NE ¼ of Section 23. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE FOREST LAND ACQUISITION: Land Transaction Case #20050385, 9.33 equated acres consisting of an undivided 1/6 interest in 56 acres, Gwinn Forest Management Unit, Champion Township, Marquette County. All that part of the S ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 26, T48N, R29W, EXCEPT that part of said Section 26 described as bound on the Northeast by a line 50 feet Northeasterly from, and parallel with the centerline of the main railroad track of the Michigamme Branch of the Chicago & North Western Transportation (C&NWT) Co. (Railroad), as originally located and established; bound on the South by a line 50 feet Southerly from, and parallel with, the centerline of the main railroad track of the Champion Branch of the C&NWT Co. (RR), as originally located and established; and bound on the West by a line 50 feet Westerly from, and parallel with, the centerline of the connecting railroad track, or Westerly wye track, connecting said Champion Branch to said Michigamme Branch. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

STATE FOREST LAND ACQUISITION AND BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT: Land Transaction Case #20031061, 3.8 acres, Gaylord Forest Management Unit, McKinley Township, Emmet County. The South 66 feet of all that part of the N ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 10 lying easterly of the right-of-way of Highway US-31, T37N, R04W. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

LAND EXCHANGE: Land Transaction #20050568, Private Land Offered: Sault Ste Marie Field Office, Soo Township, city of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County. To be determined: Several parcels are being evaluated. The offered land will have an equal land area or approximately equal value to the desired state-owned land as required by law. State Land Desired: 7.85 acres, Sault Ste. Marie Field Office, Soo Township, city of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County. A parcel of land located in the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 13, T47N, R01W, described as follows: Commencing at a point on the North line of the City Limits Road 1,119.4 feet East of the East line of the right-of-way of US-2 (Hwy.) for the point of beginning (POB); thence North 625 feet; thence East 547.5 feet; thence South 625 feet; thence West 547.5 feet along said North Line of the City Limits Road to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

SALE OF DEDICATED STATE-OWNED LAND: Land Transaction Case #20020019, 0.45 acre, Cadillac Forest Management Unit, Peacock Township, Lake County. T19N, R13W, Section 14, a part of the NE ¼; described as commencing at the NE corner of said Section 14, thence N 86° 38' 52" W, along the north line of the NE ¼  1,017.18 feet; thence S 00° 08' 26" W, 561.45 feet, to the point of beginning; thence S 67° 53' 18" E, 178.13 feet; thence S 00° 10' 27" W, 192.00 feet; thence N 38° 12' 36" W, 266.05 feet; thence N 00° 08' 26" E, 50.00 feet, to the point of beginning. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

CONVEYANCE OF STATE-OWNED LAND FOR PUBLIC USE: Land Transaction Case #20050404, 60 acres, Grayling Forest Management Unit, Beaver Creek Township, Crawford County. A parcel of land being part of the West ½ of Section 35, T25N, R04W. Described as being all that property bounded on the North by a line that is 620 feet South and parallel with the North 16th line of said Section 35, bounded on the East by the West right-of-way line of the Old US-27, bounded on the South by the North right-of-way North Higgins Lake Road, and bounded on the West by the East right-of-way of US-127 or the West line of said Section 35, whichever is encountered first. Contact: Robert L. Couvreur, 517-373-1240. Decision-maker: DNR Director.

CONVEYANCE OF STATE-OWNED LAND FOR PUBLIC USE: Land Transaction Case #20060048, 64 acres, Roscommon Forest Management Unit, Lyon Township, Roscommon County. The entire fractional Section 2 in T24N, R04W, Roscommon County, except that part lying easterly of a southerly extension of the North and South ¼ line of Section 35, T25N, R04W from the South ¼ corner of said Section 35. 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 ingress and egress to watercourses, aboriginal antiquities and mineral rights to lots located in the Northern Supply Co. First Addition to Fisher, Lake Township, Menominee County has been requested by the surface owner, Ms. Patricia Pirlot. 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 the Fisher Plat and the Northern Supply Co. First Addition to Fisher, Lake Township, Menominee County has been requested by the surface owner, Mr. David Pell. Contact: Thomas Wellman, 517 335 3251. Decision-maker: Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Chief.

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC. 

MARCH 29
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
MICHIGAN URBAN AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY COUNCIL MEETING, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, 2101 Wood St., Lansing. Contact: Kevin Sayers, 517-241-4632, sayersk@michigan.gov.

APRIL 5
1- 4 p.m.
FOREST MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE, U.S. Forest Service St. Ignace Office, 1798 West US-2, St. Ignace. Contact: Kerry Gray, 517-241-1833, grayk@michigan.gov.

APRIL 6
3 p.m. 
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan, 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. 

APRIL 6-7
8:15 a.m.
HARDWOOD LOG AND LUMBER TREE GRADING WORKSHOP, A Cut Above Tree Service, Inc., 6080 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck. Contact: Anthony Weatherspoon, 517-335-3332, weathera@michigan.gov.

APRIL 11
6-8 p.m.
DNR Land Review, Baraga County, Baraga National Guard Armory, 1005 Superior Ave., Baraga. Contact Kerry Wieber, 517-373-9905, wieberkb@michigan.gov.

APRIL 11
6-8 p.m.
DNR LAND REVIEW, Huron and Sanilac counties, Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe. Contact Kerry Wieber, 517-373-9905, wieberkb@michigan.gov.

APRIL 12
6-8 p.m.
DNR LAND REVIEW, Marquette County, Don H. Bottum University Center, Huron Room, Northern Michigan University, Marquette. Contact Kerry Wieber, 517-373-9905, wieberkb@michigan.gov.

APRIL 12
6-8 p.m.
DNR LAND REVIEW, Washtenaw, Lenawee and Monroe counties, Cabela's, 110 Cabela Blvd. East, Dundee. Contact Kerry Wieber, 517-373-9905, wieberkb@michigan.gov.

APRIL 12
6-8 p.m.
DNR LAND REVIEW, Clare, Isabella and Graded counties, Diehard Hotel Conference Room, 604 N. McCain St., Clare. Contact Kerry Weber, 517-373-9905, wieberkb@michigan.gov.

APRIL 18
10:30 a.m.
SNOWMOBILE ADVISORY COMMITTEE, BJ's Restaurant and Catering, 990 North Center Street, Gaylord. Contact: Diana Cosper, 517-335-3284, cosperd@michigan.gov. 

APRIL 19
9 a.m.
MICHIGAN NATURAL RESOURCES TRUST FUND BOARD MEETING, Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 3600 Dunckel Drive, Lansing. 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. 

APRIL 27
10 a.m.
CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR MICHIGAN STATE PARKS, Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, Bay City State Recreation Area, 3582 State Park Drive, Bay City. Contact: Sandy Simpson, 517-335-4827. 

MAY 4
3 p.m. NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING, Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan, 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. 

MAY 10
6:30 p.m.
OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ADVISORY BOARD, Holiday Inn, Lansing-West, 7501 West Saginaw, Lansing. Contact: Diana Cosper, 517-335-3284, cosperd@michigan.gov. 

JUNE 8
2- 5 p.m.
MICHIGAN FOREST FINANCE AUTHORITY MEETING, Stevens T. Mason Bldg, 530 W. Allegan, 6th Floor East Conference Room, Lansing. Contact: Ronald Murray, 517-335-3353, murrayr@michigan.gov.

JUNE 16
6:30 p.m.
PIGEON RIVER COUNTRY ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING, DNR Pigeon River Country Headquarters, 9966 Twin Lakes Road, Vanderbilt. Contact: Don Mittlestat, 989-983-4101, mittlesd@michigan.gov.

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