April 3, 2018

UPDATED APRIL 17, 2018

Due to weather and road conditions, the Pigeon River Country Advisory Council Meeting scheduled for Friday April 20th has been moved from the PRC HQ to the Frontier Communications Office, 3249 Forest Rd., Gaylord, MI  49735.  
Meeting starts at 5:00PM.

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 6 of 2018
Deer Management Assistance Permit Regulations
Contact: Sarah Cummins, 517-284-6164
Decision Makers: DNR Director and NRC

Fisheries Order 200.18A
Statewide Trout, Salmon, Whitefish, Lake Herring, and Smelt Regulations
Contact: Christian LeSage, 517-284-5822
Decision Makers: DNR Director and NRC 

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

For Information Only:
FO-200 Statewide Trout, Salmon, Whitefish, Lake Herring, and Smelt Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC


MINERALS MANAGEMENT

PROPOSED OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION:
Approximately 4,600 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights located in 10 counties are proposed to be offered for lease at an oral auction May 7, 2018.  The proposed location is the Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan.  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 OIL AND GAS LEASE – NONDEVELOPMENT:
Oil and gas lease rights to 240.00 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources oil and gas rights located in Section 10, T25N, R10W, Paradise Township, Grand Traverse County, have been requested by Heritage Land Company, L.L.C., of Traverse City, Michigan.
Contact:  Jennifer Huhn, 517-284-5871
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

DIRECT NONMETALLIC MINERALS (SAND AND GRAVEL) LEASE-DEVELOPMENT 
Nonmetallic mineral (sand and gravel) lease rights to 80 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources nonmetallic mineral rights, further described as E1/2 SW1/4, Section 25, T39N, R04W, Emmet County, have been requested by Darrow Brothers Excavating Inc., of Mackinaw City, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy


REAL ESTATE SERVICES 

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20170052:  Alpena County, Sanborn Township
T29N, R09E, Government Lot 4, Sections 28 and 33 (380.3 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

STATE FOREST LAND ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20170188:  Emmet County, Bear Creek Township
T34N, R05W, the S 1/2 of the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4, Section 25 (40.0 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

STATE FOREST EASEMENT ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20170251:  Otsego County, Charleton Township
T29N, R01W, a 20-foot wide by 1,348.52 linear foot easement for ingress and egress over a strip of land in the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4; Section 25.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20170129:  Gogebic County, Wakefield Township
T47N, R45W, the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4; except the North 1 acre and the South 1 acre, Section 18 (3.0 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20170144:  Alpena County, Wilson Township
T30N, R07E, a parcel of land in the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 12 (0.27 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20180004:  Alpena County, Sanborn Township
T29N, R08E, the SE 1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 25 (40 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20180005:  Alpena County, Maple Ridge Township
T32N, R07E, part of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4; the West 100 ft. of Gov’t Lot 5 lying East of N & S line, used for park purposes, Section 33 (0.29 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20180006:  Alpena County, Green Township
T30N, R06E, the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 8 (40 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20180007:  Alpena County, Alpena Township
T32N, R08E, part of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 23 (0.76 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20180008:  Alpena County, Alpena Township
T32N, R08E, the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 36 (80 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Conveyance of Public Land:  Conveyance of 0.16 acre of DNR managed land located in part of Section 31, T19N, R06W, Redding Township, Clare County, has been requested by Pedro & Deborah Lopez, Fenton, 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:  Ben Travis; 906-346-6201, ext. 12.
Decision Maker:  Director


PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

April 4, 2018
1:00pm
FOREST MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

Constitution Hall, John McCauley Conference Room, 525 West Allegan, 4th Floor, South Tower, Lansing, Michigan 48933 
Kim Korbecki, 517-284-5876, korbeckik@michigan.gov. 

April 6, 2018
10:00am
TIMBER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING 

Jay’s Sporting Goods, 1151 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord, Michigan 49735
Kim Korbecki, 517-284-5876, korbeckik@michigan.gov.