About the Committee

  • The Forest Management Advisory Committee helps the Department of Natural Resources balance environmental, social and economic issues in managing Michigan’s forest resources. The committee advises the DNR on priorities and practices related to renewable and non-renewable resource use opportunities, timber-related activities, forest health, recreation, biological diversity and habitat.

  • Committee Bylaws PDF icon
  • Committee Members PDF icon
  • Right to Forest Act PDF icon

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • Date Time Location
    Jan. 3, 2018 1 - 4 p.m. Face-to-face meeting has been changed to conference call only
    April 4, 2018 1 - 4 p.m. Constitution Hall, John McCauley Conference Room, 525 West Allegan, Lansing
    July 11, 2018 1 - 4 p.m. Field location to be determined
    Oct. 10, 2018 1 - 4 p.m. Michigan United Conservation Clubs, 2101 Wood Street, Lansing

    Periodic conference calls are scheduled as-needed.

Upcoming and Recent Agendas

Public Comment Information

  • If you require additional accommodations in order to attend these meetings, please contact us at 517-284-5876 a minimum of five days before the meeting.

    If you wish to present information to the committee, you must submit your request at least one week prior to the meeting via email to or submit your request by mail to:
    Deb Begalle, Chief
    Forest Resources Division
    P.O. Box 30452
    Lansing, MI 48909-7952

    Or on the day of the meeting, complete a public comment request card.