Department of Natural Resources

  • The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) case types include contested cases covering permitting provisions of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended, MCL 324.101, et seq., including Part 305, Natural Rivers, Part 361, Farmland and Opens Space Preservation, Part 401 Wildlife Conservation, Part 427, Breeders and Dealers. The DNR also administers the Privately Owned Cervidae Facility Registration program (MCL 287.951. et seq.), which provides the right to a hearing upon the denial of a license.