•  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.
    Keith Creagh brings vast experience and a love of the outdoors to his position as DNR director. He has a robust background in policy development, strategic planning and relationship building and avidly pursues his lifelong interests in hunting, fishing, camping and hiking.



  • DNR Directors Past and Present

    1921 through today...