Public Meeting Notice: MDARD to Hold Five Public Meetings Regarding Changes to Bovine Tuberculosis Zoning Order - January 16, 17, 18 & 23

Agency: Agriculture and Rural Development

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will hold three informational meetings in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for cattle producers and community members in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Oscoda counties. The meetings will cover pending changes to Michigan’s bovine tuberculosis zoning order and include presentations on the requirements of the proposed new zoning order, the Enhanced Wildlife Biosecurity Program, and the current status of the deer herd in these counties.

Two additional meetings will be held by MDARD in Presque Isle County to discuss potential changes to Wildlife Risk Mitigation and bovine TB testing requirements.

The five meetings will be held in 2018, at the following locations:


Tuesday, January 16 at 7 p.m.
Ossineke Township Hall
9041 Nicholson Hill Rd.
Hubbard Lake, MI 49747

Wednesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
Hillman Community Center
24220 Veterans Memorial Hwy.
Hillman, MI 49746

Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m.
Elmer Township Hall
863 W. Kittle Rd.
Mio, MI 48647

Tuesday, January 23 at 2 p.m.
Presque Isle District Library
181 E. Erie St.
Rogers City, MI  49779

Tuesday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Allis Township Hall
W. 638 Hwy.
Onaway, MI 49765


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