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DNR's Western UP Citizens Advisory Council to meet this month in Baraga County

UPDATE: Due to a spring storm forecasted for the region, and a growing number of people unable to attend the meeting in person, the DNR's Western UP Citizens' Advisory Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday (March 22) in Baraga, will be held VIRTUALLY. For more information or to register for the virtual meeting, please contact Kristi Dahlstrom at 906-226-1331 by noon Tuesday, March 22.


The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Western Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory Council will meet at the Baraga Lakeside Inn, 900 US-41 in Baraga from 6 to 8:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 22.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus-related recommendations and mandates in place at the time of the meeting will be followed.

Among agenda items selected by council members, the group is scheduled to receive updates on deer hunting camp survey results, upcoming fishing regulation change proposals, state park seasonal job openings, as well as presentations on a forest carbon project in the Keweenaw and walleye genetics and stocking.

For public comment instructions or additional details please, contact Kristi Dahlstrom at or 906-226-1331.

The DNR’s eastern and western Upper Peninsula citizens’ advisory councils are designed to provide local input to advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the department can be more effective and responsive and offer insight and guidance from members’ own experiences and constituencies.

The council members represent a wide variety of natural resource and recreation interests. Agenda items are set by the council members and council recommendations are forwarded to the DNR for consideration.

To find application forms to be considered for a future council member vacancy, or to locate meeting packets and agendas, visit the council's DNR webpage.

For more information, contact the DNR Upper Peninsula field deputy’s office at 906-226-1331.

Contact: Stacy Haughey, 906-225-1330, John Pepin, 906-226-1352