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October 29, 2013

Updated November 15, 2013

Conveyance of Public Land: Conveyance of 0.10 acre of DNR managed land located
in part of Section 9, T18N, R01E, Hay Township, Gladwin County, has been requested
by Suzanne and Timothy Myers of Grand Blanc, Michigan. The purpose of this
conveyance is to resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment
Resolution Initiative and DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Conveyance of Public Land: Conveyance of 0.52 acre of DNR managed land located
in part of Section 2, T35N, R28W, Lake Township, Menominee County, has been
requested by Roy and Wendy Kurtz of Stephenson, Michigan. The purpose of this
conveyance is to resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment
Resolution Initiative and DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Conveyance of Public Land: Conveyance of 0.32 acre of DNR managed land located
in part of Section 20, T48N, R10W, McMillan Township, Luce County, has been
requested by Robert, James and Kenneth Depew of Newberry, Michigan. The purpose
of this conveyance is to resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment
Resolution Initiative and DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Conveyance of Public Land: Conveyance of 180 acres of DNR managed land located
in Sections 22 and 27, T49N, R13W, Burt Township, Alger County, has been requested
by Burt Township of Grand Marais, Michigan. The purpose of this conveyance is to
resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment Resolution Initiative and
DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Sale of Public Land: Sale of 0.33 acre of DNR managed land located in part of Section
10, T07S, R02W, Jefferson Township, Hillsdale County, has been requested by Curtis
and Ruby Meadows of Osseo, Michigan. The purpose of this conveyance is to resolve a
structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment Resolution Initiative and DNR
policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Updated November 8, 2013

Direct Sale of Public Land: Direct Sale of 0.19 acre of DNR managed land located in
part of Section 12, T26N, R10W, East Bay Township, Grand Traverse County, has been
requested by Paul DeBusschere of Traverse City, Michigan. The purpose of this
conveyance is to resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR's Encroachment
Resolution Initiative and DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact: Lori Burford, 989-275-5151, Ext 2100.
Decision Maker: Director

Game and Fish Orders

For all Fish Orders, contact Christian LeSage, 517-373-1280.

For Action:

Special Fishing Regulations for Coolwater Species on Select Lakes (FO-206).
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Commission.

Statewide Coolwater Regulations for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sauger, Muskellunge, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Yellow Perch, Sunfishes, and White Bass (FO-215).
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Commission.

Issues Before the Director

For Information:

Generally Accepted Operation Practices (GAOPs) for Sport Shooting Ranges: The purpose of this memorandum is to update the GOAPs, which provide guidance and direction to the sport/recreational shooting community.
Contact: Mary Benson, 517-335-2748
Decision Maker: Director

Land Transactions

EXCHANGE OF STATE-OWNED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20120235 Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Township
Private Lands Offered In Exchange: Huron Shores Subdivision, Block 16, Lot 88;
Block 38, 61, 62, 63; and Block 43, Lots 1 and 2.
State-Owned Lands Desired In Exchange: S.R. Turner's Lake View Highlands
Subdivision,Block 5, Lots 1-8 inclusive.
Information Contact: Steven Sutton, 517-241-3455. Decision-Maker: DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20120247 Clare County, Winterfield Township
Private Lands Offered In Exchange: T20N, R06W, the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 28,
with a 0.3 acre exception in the southwest corner, containing 40 acres, more or less.
State-Owned Lands Desired In Exchange: T20N, R06W, the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ of
Section 22, containing 40 acres, more or less.
Information Contact: Steven Sutton, 517-241-3455. Decision-Maker: DNR Director

SALE OF STATE-OWNED LAND ACQUISTION

Land Transaction Case #20130154 Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Township
S.R. Turner's Lakeview Highland Subdivision, Lots 9-14 of Block 6.
Information Contact: Steven Sutton, 517-241-3455. Decision-Maker: DNR Director

SURFACE USE LEASE FOR A STATE FOREST DAY USE SITE: A Surface Use Lease to provide for management and improvement of a day use site on 6.84 acres, more or less, of state-owned forest land formerly known as the Shelldrake State Forest Campground located within a portion of the E 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Section 21, T50N R06W, Whitefish Township, Chippewa County, has been requested by Whitefish Township of Paradise, Michigan.
Contact: Matt Fry, 517-373-6868, frym1@michigan.gov.
Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.

SURFACE USE LEASE FOR A TRAILWAY ON STATE LAND: A Surface Use Lease which provides for the operation, maintenance and management of an existing cross country mountain bike trail, on 238.5 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands within Sections 29 and 30, T36N, R05W, Pleasantview Township, Emmet County, has been requested by Boyne Highlands Resort, of Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Contact: Matt Fry, 517-373-6868, frym1@michigan.gov.
Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.

SURFACE USE LEASE FOR A PIPELINE RELATED EQUIPMENT SITE LOCATION: A surface use lease to provide for the construction and maintenance of two (2) natural gas pipeline tap site, on 0.06 and 0.08 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands located within the SE ¼ of the SW ¼, Section 14, and the NE ¼ of the NW ¼, Section 12, T26N, R06W, Oliver Township, Kalkaska County, has been requested by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., of Denver, Colorado.
Contact: Matt Fry, 517-373-6868, frym1@michigan.gov.
Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.

SURFACE USE LEASE FOR OIL AND GAS SURFACE FACILITY LOCATION: A Surface Use Lease which provides for an existing oil and gas well and production facility surface location for the State Garfield C4-36 Surface Facility, on 7.5 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands within the SE ¼, Section 36, T25N, R06W, Garfield Township, Kalkaska County, has been requested by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., of Denver, Colorado.
Contact: Matt Fry, 517-373-6868, frym1@michigan.gov.
Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.

Mineral Management

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASE - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 9.17 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Transportation fluid mineral and gas rights located in Section 26, T15N, R04W, Isabella Township, Isabella County, have been requested by Petro-Vest, Inc., of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
Contact: Mary Uptigrove, 517-335-3251.
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Deputy.

DIRECT OIL AND GAS LEASE - NONDEVELOPMENT: Oil and gas lease rights to 2.02 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources oil and gas rights located in Section 26, T07S, R02E, Dover Township, Lenawee County, have been requested by Savoy Energy Limited Partnership, of Traverse City, Michigan.
Contact: Mary Uptigrove, 517-335-3251.
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Deputy.

DIRECT NONMETALLIC RECLAMATION LEASE - DEVELOPMENT: Approximately 1,066.33 acres of state-owned surface rights located in Sections 5 and 6, T41N, R29W, Norway Township and Sections 31 and 32, T42N, R29W, Felch Township, Dickinson County, have been requested by Saucon Minerals, L. L. C. of Dearborn, Michigan.
Contact: Mary Uptigrove, 517-335-3251.
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Deputy.

SALE OF MINERAL AND ALLIED RIGHTS (MPA 984): Conveyance of state-owned mineral and allied rights to the NE1/4 NW1/4 SE1/4, Section 13, T13N, R09W, Deerfield Township, Mecosta County, has been requested by David Kelley, of Lincoln Park, Michigan.
Contact: Mary Uptigrove, 517-335-3251.
Decision-maker: Natural Resources Deputy.

Public Meetings, Open Houses, Events, Etc.

November 6
1 p.m.
FOREST MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
, Committee Meeting, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, 2101 Wood St., Lansing. Contact: Kim Korbecki, 517-373-1246, korbeckik@michigan.gov

November 6
6:30 p.m.
Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Workgroup (ORVAW)
, Ramada Inn, 7501 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing,
Contact: Diane Munson: 517-284-6118

November 7
4 - 7 p.m.
CADILLAC FMU OPEN HOUSE
, Carl T. Johnson Center, M-115 adjacent to Mitchell State Park, Cadillac. Contact: David Fisher, 231-745-4651 ext.frym1@michigan.gov

November 7
3 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING
, Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, 4125 Beaumont Road, Lansing. The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 2:30 p.m. and continues with Public Appearances beginning at 4:30 p.m. Public appearances may be scheduled by calling Debbie Whipple, Assistant to the NRC, 517-373-2352, whippled1@michigan.gov. Following Public Appearances, the NRC will conduct its Regular Meeting. Written comments may be submitted to: Debbie Whipple, Natural Resources Commission, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909.

December 3
9:30 a.m.
CADILLAC FMU COMPARTMENT REVIEW
, Cadillac Public Library, 411 South Lake St., Cadillac. Contact: David Fisher, 231-745-4651 ext. 6946 fisherd1@michigan.gov