Laws & Legislation
- Administrative Rules All DNR Administrative Rules are listed here.
- Compiled Laws
- Public Act 451 of 1994
- Current Legislation The Legislation Impacting the Department is updated weekly when the house and senate are in session. The Department position is available only after the Director has signed the bill analysis.
- Boating Laws and Responsibilities This handbook introduces you to Michigan laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.
- Off-Road Vehicle Laws Basic information for safely operating your ORV.
- Captive Wild Animal Order
- Fisheries Orders
- Invasive Species Order (Updated 11/12/2014)
- Land Use Orders of the Director (Updated 09/16/2015)
- Land Use Orders of the Director, Chapters I - VIII
- Shooting Preserve Order
- Wildlife Conservation Orders (Updated 09/16/2015)
Wildlife Conservation Orders contain complete listings of regulations and legal descriptions, including the boundaries of management units for each species applicable during their regular hunting seasons.
- Endangered Species Protection
- Hunting and Fishing Licensing
- Hunting and Fishing Regulations (Guides and Digests)
- Mandatory Penalties for Certain Hunting Violations
- Recreational Trespass
- Regulations for Commercial Processing and Storage of Wild Game
- Report All Poaching
- Snowmobile Regulations
- Snowmobile Regulations brochure
- Table of CWD Regulations and Testing for North America