DNR’s Eastern UP Citizens’ Advisory Council to meet June 5 in Luce County

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to hear updates on cormorants and white-nose syndrome in bats when the council meets Wednesday, June 5 in Newberry.

The meeting will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. EDT in the Luce-Mackinac-Alger-Schoolcraft District Health Department lower-level conference room, located at 14150 Hamilton Lake Road.

Additional business includes reports from various division staff, old business items, and subcommittee reports and proposals. 

For public comment instructions or additional details please, contact Kristi Dahlstrom at dahlstromk@michigan.gov 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.

EUP News Staff

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