Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area's March 19 public open house canceled

Contact: Matt Lincoln, 517-284-6111
Agency: Natural Resources

March 13, 2020

Family picnicking at Pontiac Lake Recreation AreaIn accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be postponing the March 19 public open house in Waterford.

The meeting, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Oakland County Executive Office Conference Center at 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, was to gather feedback on a new draft phase 2 general management plan for Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area. The DNR plans to reschedule the meeting at a later date.

A link to the Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area draft plan and additional information on the DNR’s management plan process are available at Michigan.gov/ParkManagementPlans.

An opportunity to provide initial comments and questions about the plan has been extended through April 10 via email to LincolnM@Michigan.gov.

The state is taking proactive steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in reducing the coronavirus risk to Michigan residents. For current and up-to-date information regarding the Coronavirus, visit Michigan.gov/Coronavirus or CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Moving forward, the DNR will consult with Michigan’s State Emergency Operations Center for the latest on COVID-19 in Michigan to determine if previously scheduled events and programs need to be canceled or postponed. Before traveling, please check Michigan.gov/DNRCalendar for updates.

For more information about the draft management plan, please contact Matt Lincoln at 517-284-6111. (TTY/TDD711 Michigan Relay Center for the deaf or hard of hearing).