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10/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2021 10:15

DNR's Western UP Citizens' Advisory Council to meet in Marquette County

Oct. 22, 2021

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Western Upper Peninsula Citizens' Advisory Council will hear updates on several issues when it meets Nov. 3 in Marquette Township.

Among the agenda items, DNR staffers will provide updates on the proposed Marquette County shooting range, a solar project in Sands Township, hunting season projections and check station information. In addition, the latest on chronic wasting disease research and a demonstration of the new online deer harvest registration will be presented.

The meeting will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the Marquette Township Community Center, 1000 Commerce Drive.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus-related recommendations and mandates in place at the time of the meeting will be followed. Masks are strongly encouraged.

For public comment instructions or additional details please, contact Kristi Dahlstrom at [email protected] or 906-226-1331.

The DNR's eastern and western Upper Peninsula citizens' advisory councils are designed to provide local input to advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the department can be more effective and responsive and offer insight and guidance from members' own experiences and constituencies.

The council members represent a wide variety of natural resource and recreation interests. Agenda items are set by the council members and council recommendations are forwarded to the DNR for consideration.

To find application forms to be considered for a future council member vacancy, or to locate meeting packets and agendas, visit the council's DNR webpage.

For more information, contact the DNR Upper Peninsula field deputy's office at 906-226-1331.