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Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council

About the council

The Outdoor Recreation Advisory Council makes recommendations to the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, the DNR and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation on ways to improve partnerships, collaborative strategies and policies that will increase the outdoor recreation economy, employment and consumer spending, and support conservation and public recreation assets. The council will also identify needs and opportunities for the sustainable growth of outdoor recreation, support and improve talent recruitment and retention, anticipate changing and developing trends in outdoor recreation, and connect recreation to healthy lifestyle benefits, placemaking efforts, public lands, trails, and conservation. Members are appointed by the DNR director.


Pam Vance, administrative assistant
Phone: 517-284-6056

Council members

Meeting information

Date Time Location