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July 2 2024

Minerals Management

Oil and Gas Lease Auction Held May 2, 2024:
A total of 2,818.04 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease. There were 4 successful bidders out of 4 registered. A total of 2,685.86 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 4 counties. Of the total acres bid on, 2,445.86 acres are classified as development and 240 acres as nondevelopment. Net revenue generated at the auction was $41,312.28.
Contact: Kimberly Venne,
Decision-maker: DNR Director

Forest Resources

July 16 to August 15, 2024
Escanaba Forest Management Unit
Open House Comment Period (virtual)
Daniel Racine, 906-789-8231, RacineD@Michigan.Gov
July 17, 2024
1:00 p.m.
Forest Management Advisory Committee
Forest Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Michigan United Clubs of Michigan, 2101 Wood Street, Lansing, MI 48912
Kim Korbecki, 517-582-3220,
July 18, 2024
5:00 p.m.
Pigeon River Country State Forest Management Unit
Pigeon River Country Advisory Council Meeting
Pigeon River Country Headquarters, 9966 Twin Lakes Road, Vanderbilt, MI 49795
Mark Monroe, 989-329-9827,