September 5, 2017

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 7 of 2017
Michigan; Tobico Marsh Boundaries
Contact: George Lauinger, 989-684-3020
Decision Makers: DNR Director and NRC

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

For all Fish Orders, contact Christian LeSage, 517-284-5822.

For Information Only:
FO-202
Special Hook Size Fishing Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-204 Spawning Closures.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-205 Michigan – Wisconsin Boundary Waters Regulations
FO-206 Special Fishing Regulations for Warmwater Species on Select Waters.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-210 Designated Trout Streams for Michigan.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-215 Statewide Warmwater Regulations for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Muskellunge, Channel
Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Yellow Perch, Sunfishes, and White Bass.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-240 Sturgeon Regulations – Statewide.  Decision-maker:  NRC.

For Action:
FO-201
Special Fishing Regulations, Big Island Lakes Complex, Schoolcraft County.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-224 Regulation on the Take of Reptiles and Amphibians.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-251 Ice Fishing Shanty Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.

 

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 7 of 2017
Michigan; Tobico Marsh Boundaries
Contact: George Lauinger, 989-684-3020
Decision Makers: DNR Director and NRC

 

MINERALS MANAGEMENT

PROPOSED OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION:
Approximately 30,300 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights located in 8 counties are proposed to be offered for lease at an oral auction October 25, 2017.  The proposed location is the Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI.  Standard lease includes a five-year primary term with two one-year extension options, 1/6 royalty rate, minimum bid of $10.00 per acre, and $2.00 per acre annual rental for the primary term.
Contact:  Kimberly Venne, 517-284-5912
Decision-maker:  DNR Director

DIRECT METALLIC MINERALS LEASE-DEVELOPMENT:
Metallic minerals lease rights to 15,274.27 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within T47N-R34W, T47N-R35W, T51N-R30W, and T51N-R31W, located in Baraga County; also T47N- R35W and T47N-R36W, located in Houghton County; also T46N-R34W and T46N- R35W, located in Iron County; and T50N-R28W, located in Marquette County, have been requested by Eagle Mine LLC, of Champion Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

SALE OF MINERALS AND ALLIED RIGHTS (MPA 1060):
Conveyance of the minerals and allied rights to N1/2 SE1/4 Section 35 and NW1/4 SW1/4, Section 36, all located in T51N, R38W, Greenland Township, Ontonagon County, has been requested by Greenland Township, of Mass City, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

SALE OF MINERALS AND ALLIED RIGHTS (MPA 1062):
Conveyance of the minerals and allied rights to part of the NE1/4 SE1/4, Section 14, T04N, R02W, city of Lansing, Ingham County, has been requested by City of Lansing, of Lansing, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy


REAL ESTATE SERVICES

STATE FOREST LAND EXCHANGES

Land Transaction Case #20160058: 
Private Land Offered in Exchange:
  3.26 acres
Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Island Township, Lots 18, 19 and 50 - 65, Block 7; AND Lots 18 – 23, Block 11; AND Lots 25 – 32, AND Lots 64 – 68, Block 16, Huron Shores Sub.
(44 subdivision lots).
State Land Desired in Exchange:  2 acres
Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Island Township, Lots 40 – 49, Block 16; AND Lots 77 – 90,    Block 11; AND Lots 6, 9 & 10, Block 12, Huron Shores Sub. (27 subdivision lots).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160072:
Private Land Offered in Exchange:
  40 acres
Schoolcraft County, Seney Township, T46N, R14W, the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 03.
State Land Desired in Exchange:  40 acres
Marquette County, Republic Township, T45N, R30W, the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 16.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160233:
Private Land Offered in Exchange:
  240 acres
Mackinac County, Newton Township, T43N, R11W, the E 1/2 of the SE 1/4 and the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 36.
State Land Desired in Exchange:  160 acres
Mackinac County, Newton Township, T43N, R12W, the N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 and the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 04.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20150169:  Barry County, Yankee Springs Township
T03N, R10W, Section 09, (.36 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

FOREST RESOURCES CONSERVATION EASEMENT ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20160097:  Houghton County, Portage Township
T54N, R34W, Sections 13-14, 22-24, and 27-28, (Heritage Tract 732 acres, and the Headwaters Tract 371 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

STATE TRAIL ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20160118:  Alger County, Village of Chatham, Rock River Township
T46N, R21W, Section 28, (3.08 acres +/-).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

RELEASE OF REVERTER

Land Transaction Case #20170087:  Kalkaska County, Kalkaska Township
T27N, R07W, Section 17 (75 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

September 7, 2017
9:00am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR BARAGA COUNTY

Baraga County Equalization Dept.
Baraga County Admin Office Bldg.2 S Main St. L'anse, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 7, 2017
9:00am
CADILLAC FMU COMPARTMENT REVIEW

Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, 6087 E M-115, Cadillac Michigan
David Fisher231-745-4651, Fisherd1@michigan.gov

September 12, 2017
9:00am CDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR GOGEBIC COUNTY

Gogebic County Courthouse, Basement Conference Room, 200 N. Moore St., Bessemer, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 12, 2017
2:00pm
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR ONTONAGON COUNTY

Ontonagon County Courthouse, Circuit Court Jury Conference Room, 725 Greenland Rd., Ontonagon, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 12, 2017
3:00pm
SAULT FMU OPEN HOUSE #1

Naubinway Field Office, N11569 US Hwy. 2, Naubinway, Michigan
Karen Rodock, 906-635-5281, ext. 56167, rodockk@michigan.gov; or Matt Edison, 906-477-6048, ext. 2060, edisonm@michigan.gov

Sept 13, 2017
3:00pm
SAULT FMU OPEN HOUSE #2

Kinross Township Hall, 4884 W Curtis St., Kinchloe,  Michigan
Karen Rodock, 906-635-5281, ext. 56167, rodockk@michigan.gov; or Matt Edison, 906-477-6048, ext. 2060, edisonm@michigan.gov

September 13, 2017
2:00pm
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR KEWEENAW COUNTY

Keweenaw County Courthouse, District Court Room, 5095 4th Street, Eagle River, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 14, 2017
9:00am CDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR IRON COUNTY

Iron County Courthouse, Old District Court Room, 401 Superior Ave., Crystal Falls, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 14, 2017
2:30 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING

MSU Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health
4125 Beaumont Road, Lansing, 48910.The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 2:30 p.m. and continues with Public Appearances immediately following Committee of the Whole. Public appearances may be scheduled by calling Cheryl Nelson, Assistant to the NRC,517-284-6237,nelsonc@michigan.gov. Following Public Appearances, the NRC will conduct its Regular Meeting. Written comments may be submitted to: Cheryl Nelson,
Natural Resources Commission, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909

September 15, 2017
10:30am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR LUCE COUNTY

DNR Newberry Operations Service Center, Conference Room, 5100 Hwy M-123, Newberry, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 15, 2017
2:00pm
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR MACKINAC COUNTY

DNR Naubinway Field Office, Conference Room, US Hwy W 11569, Naubinway, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 19, 2017
10:00am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY

Schoolcraft County Courthouse, Conference Room, 1st Floor, 300 Walnut, Manistique, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 19, 2017
1:30pm
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR ALGER COUNTY

Alger County Courthouse, Conference Room, 101 Court St., Munising, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 19, 2017
10:00am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR HOUGHTON COUNTY

Houghton County Courthouse, District Court Jury Room, 401 E Houghton Ave., Houghton, Michigan
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 20, 2017
9:00am
ROSCOMMON FMU COMPARTMENT REVIEW

Roscommon CSC, 8717 N. Roscommon Road, Roscommon Michigan
Steve Anderson, 989-275-5151, AndersonS1@michigan.gov

September 20, 2017
3:00pm CDT
CRYSTAL FALLS FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE

Crystal Falls Field Office, 1420 US-2 West, Crystal Falls, Michigan
Dan McNamee, 906-875-6622, McNameeD@Michigan.gov 

September 20, 2017
10:00am CDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR MENOMINEE COUNTY

Spies Public Library, Room 1, 940 1st Street, Menominee, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 26, 2017
9:00am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR DELTA COUNTY

DNR Field Office, Conference Room, 6833 Hwy 2, 41 & M-35, Gladstone, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

September 26, 2017
1:00pm CDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR DICKINSON COUNTY

Dickinson County Library, Multi-Purpose Room, 401 Iron Mt. Street, Iron Mountain, Michigan
Michigan, Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

Sept 28, 2017
4:00pm
SHINGLETON FMU OPEN HOUSE

Wyman Nursery, 480N Intake Park Rd., Manistique, Michigan
Bob Burnham, 906-452-6227. Ext. 240, burnhamr2@michigan.gov

September 28, 2017
10:00am
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR MARQUETTE COUNTY

DNR Marquette Operations Service Center, Conference Room, 1990 US-41 South, Marquette, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

Oct 3, 2017
9:00am
SAULT FMU COMPARTMENT REVIEW

Top of the Lakes Snowmobile Museum, W11660 US 2, Naubinway, Michigan
Karen Rodock, 906-635-5281, ext. 56167, rodockk@michigan.gov; or Matt Edison, 906-477-6048, ext. 2060, edisonm@michigan.gov