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May 30, 2023

Minerals Management

Oil and Gas Lease Auction Held May 2, 2023:
A total of 76,242.38 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease. There were 11 successful bidders out of 11 registered. A total of 43,761.72 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 11 counties.  Of the total acres bid on, 21,736.73 acres are classified as development and 22,024.99 acres as nondevelopment. Net revenue generated at the auction was $714,448.38.
Contact:  Kimberly Venne,
Decision-maker: DNR Director

Sale of Minerals and Allied Rights (MPA 1150):
Conveyance of the ingress and egress to watercourses and mineral rights for a parcel located in T18N, R04E, Sec. 12, SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of the SE1/4, Township of Standish, Arenac County, Michigan, has been requested by Daniel L. Breckenridge of Millington, Michigan. 
Contact: Angie Herrera,
Decision-maker: Chief Administrative Officer

Real Estate Services

Information Contact: Paul Johnson, 517-284-5972; Decision-maker: DNR Director

Land Acquisitions

Land Transaction Case No. 20230025 140 acres
Forest Resources Division – Roscommon Management Unit
Ogemaw County, Foster Township, T23N, R01E 
Section 28: The Northwest 1/4 except commencing at the Northwest corner of said Northwest 1/4, thence East on North Section line 775 feet, thence South parallel with the West section line 1120 feet, thence West parallel with said North section line 775 feet to the West section line, thence North on West section line 1120 feet to place of beginning.

Land Transaction Case No. 20230026 40 acres
Forest Resources Division – Cadillac Management Unit
Wexford County, Greenwood Township, T24N, R10W 
Section 32: The SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4.

Gift of Land

Land Transaction Case No. 20230061 1 subdivision lot 1 fractional subdivision lot
Forest Resources Division – Traverse City Management Unit
Kalkaska County, Bear Lake Township, T27N, R05W 
Section 18: Lot 10 and the North 25 feet of Lot 9, Block 14 of the First Addition to Clearwater Beach.

Land Transaction Case No. 20230062 80 acres
Forest Resources Division – Cadillac Management Unit
Lake County, Ellsworth Township, T19N, R11W 
Section 15: The N 1/2 of the NW 1/4.

Forest Resources

June 6, 2023 
9:30 AM EDT 
Baraga Forest Management Unit Compartment Review 
Baraga Customer Service Center 
427 US-41 North, Baraga, Michigan 
Brad Carlson, 906-201-4688, CarlsonB@Michigan.Gov  
June 13, 2023 
3:00 – 7:00 PM EDT 
Traverse City Customer Service Center Staff 
Traverse City Forest Management Unit Open House 
Traverse City Customer Service Center/Management Unit, 2122 M-37, Traverse City, Michigan 49685 
Patrick Cotant, 231-922-6040, CotantP@Michigan.Gov  
June 14, 2023 
3:00 – 7:00 PM EDT 
Traverse City Management Unit Staff 
Traverse City Forest Management Unit Kalkaska Open House 
Kalkaska Field Office/Traverse City Management Unit, 2089 N Birch St, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646 
Patrick Cotant, 231-922-6040, CotantP@Michigan.Gov