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Land Transactions Notices

As required by Public Act 240 of 2018, the following are public notices of proposed purchases, exchanges or sale of DNR-managed public land.

If you have questions about the transactions listed below, or need information in an accessible format, please call 517-284-5946.

DNR Land Transaction Case No. 20220022

Gift of Parks and Recreation Lands

Marquette County

The proposed 1,235-acre gift of land is eligible for approval on April 12, 2022, and the transaction is expected to be completed by June 1, 2022.  The gifted land will be dedicated as part of Craig Lake State Park.

DNR Land Transaction Case No. 20190202

Forest Resources Land Exchange

Baraga, Dickinson, Iron and Marquette Counties

520 acres of private lands offered in exchange for 520 acres of state forest lands. This proposed exchange is eligible for approval on April 12, 2022, and the exchange is expected to be completed by August 30, 2022.

DNR Land Transaction Case No. 20210183

Parks and Recreation Land Acquisition

Keweenaw County

The proposed 160-acre purchase is eligible for approval on Feb. 8, 2022, and the transaction is expected to be completed by June 1, 2022.  The property will be managed as part of Fort Wilkins State Park.

DNR Land Transaction Case No. 20210051

Release of Deed Restrictions on State-Owned Land

Keweenaw County

The proposed release of deed restrictions on 285 acres of state-owned land is eligible for approval on Feb. 8, 2022, and the transaction is expected to be completed by June 1, 2022.

State Land Review Group 4

In accordance with the DNR 2013 Managed Public Land Strategy, adopted by Public Act 240 of 2013, review of the parcels in Group 4 of the State Land Review has been completed.

The properties that are over 80 acres in size have been recommended as surplus, either by "Exchange" or "Dispose."

An interactive Land Review Map of the parcels can be found on the DNR Land Review webpage by entering the DNR Parcel Number on the search screen.