Laws & Legislation
- Administrative Rules
All DNR Administrative Rules are listed here.
- Compiled Laws
- Public Act 451 of 1994 - Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act
- Boating Laws and Responsibilities This handbook introduces you to Michigan laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.
- Off-Road Vehicle Laws Basic information for safely operating your ORV.
- Captive Wild Animal Order
- Fisheries Orders
- Invasive Species Order (Updated 11/12/2014)
- Land Use Orders of the Director, Chapters I - IX
- Land Use Orders of the Director, full PDF (Updated 12/26/2017)
- Shooting Preserve Order
- Wildlife Conservation Order (Updated 2/14/2018)
Wildlife Conservation Order contains complete listings of regulations and legal descriptions, including the boundaries of management units for each species applicable during their regular hunting seasons.
- 2014 Triennial Report
- Endangered Species Protection - excerpt from Public Act 451
- Hunting and Fishing Licensing - excerpt from Public Act 451
- Hunting and Fishing Regulations (Guides and Digests)
- Mandatory Penalties for Certain Hunting Violations
- Recreational Trespass - excerpt from Public Act 451
- Regulations for Commercial Processing and Storage of Wild Game
- Report All Poaching
- Snowmobile Regulations
- Snowmobile Regulations brochure
- Table of CWD Regulations and Testing for North America