•  DNR Mission Statement and Goals


    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. The DNR strives to:

    • Protect natural and cultural resources.
    • Ensure sustainable recreation use and enjoyment.
    • Enable strong natural resource-based economies.
    • Improve and build strong relationships and partnerships.
    • Foster effective business practices and good governance.

General Information

Meet the Director

  • DNR Director Keith Creagh portrait in front of a tree wearing a casual flannel button-down shirt. Director

    With an extensive background in policy development, strategic planning and relationship building – and a lifelong love of hunting, fishing, camping and hiking – Keith Creagh brings plenty of experience and insight to his position as director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

  • DNR Directors Past and Present

    1921 through today...