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DNR's Eastern UP Citizens' Advisory Council to meet this month in Luce County

UPDATE 12/13/2022: With an extensive winter storm predicted for the Upper Peninsula Thursday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory Council will now meet virtually in a web conference from 6 to 8:30 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 15. For a virtual link, public comment instructions or additional details please, contact Kristi Dahlstrom at dahlstromk@michigan.gov or 906-226-1331 by 3 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 15.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet this month in Newberry.

Among the meeting agenda items, the group is scheduled to receive a review of the 2022 deer harvest registration numbers and a recap of the wolf management plan approval process presented to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission at its November meeting. 

Additional business includes a virtual orientation suggestion for elk hunts, council member terms, new council member recruitment status and subcommittee reports.

The meeting will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Luce-Mackinac-Alger-Schoolcraft District Health Department conference room. The health department offices are located at 14150 Hamilton Lake Road in Newberry. 

For public comment instructions or additional details please, contact Kristi Dahlstrom at dahlstromk@michigan.gov 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