September 7, 2021

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

For all Fish Orders, contact Christian LeSage, 517-449-7073.
 
For Information:
FO-210 Designated Trout Streams for Michigan
FO-215 Statewide Warmwater Regulations for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Sauger, Muskellunge, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Yellow Perch, Sunfishes, and White Bass        
FO-216 Minnow, Wiggler and Crayfish Regulations for Commercial Purposes and Waters that are Closed to the Personal Take of Minnows
FO-226 Hook and Line Restrictions During Walleye Spawning Runs
 
For Action:
FO-200 Inland Rivers and Streams - Trout and Salmon Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-206 Special Fishing Regulations for Warmwater Species on Select Waters.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-219 Bow, Spear, and Crossbow Fishing Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-248 Possession Limits for Fish.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-252 Statewide - Lake Whitefish, Round Whitefish, Cisco, Rainbow Smelt, and Arctic Grayling Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-253 Great Lake and Great Lake Connecting Waters - Trout & Salmon Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
FO-254 Inland Lakes - Trout and Salmon Regulations.  Decision-maker:  NRC.
 
 
 

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972; Decision-Maker:  DNR Director
 
SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND
 
Land Transaction Case No. 20190002 1.72 acres
Parks and Recreation - Metro Detroit District
Oakland County, Commerce Township
T02N, R08E, Section 1:
A collection of parcels described as Lot Number 163 of Russell Beach Subdivision; Lot 162 of "Russell Beach;" and Lot 114 of Union Lake Highlands, as more accurately described in the case file.
 
Land Transaction Case No. 20210040 14 acres
Forest Resources - Sault Ste. Marie Management Unit
Chippewa County, Drummond Township
T42N, R06E, Section 3:
All that part of the W 1/2 of the SE 1/4 lying west of the centerline of South Maxton Road.
 
FOREST RESOURCES LAND EXCHANGE
 
Land Transaction Case No. 20210024
Forest Resources - Gaylord Management Unit
The Sheppard Exchange
 
OFFERED LAND: 20 acres
Cheboygan County, Wilmot Township
T33N, R03W, Section 32:
The East 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4
 
DESIRED LAND: 16 acres
Cheboygan County, Wilmot Township
T33N, R03W, Section 32:
All that part of the West 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 lying north of the centerline of West Perry Road, also known as Mason Pitt Road.
 
GIFT OF LAND
 
Land Transaction Case No. 20210129 34.9 acres
Parks and Recreation - Rose Lake District
Washtenaw County, Dexter Township
T01S, R04E, Section 4:
The West fractional 1/2 of the Northeast fractional 1/4, as more accurately described in the case file.
 
 
 

MINERALS MANAGEMENT

 
OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION HELD JULY 29, 2021:
A total of 23,743.03 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease.  There were 9 successful bidders out of 10 registered.  A total of 15,382.31 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 12 counties.  Of the total acres bid on, 7,808.77 acres are classified as development and 7,573.54 acres as nondevelopment.  Net revenue generated at the auction was $276,893.62.
Contact:  Kimberly Venne, 517-284-5850, vennek@michigan.gov vennek@michigan.gov
Decision-maker:  DNR Director
 
DIRECT METALLIC MINERAL LEASES - DEVELOPMENT:
Metallic mineral lease rights to 1,974 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within T41N, R28W, Breen Township;  T41N, R29W, Norway Township; and T41N, R30W, Sagola Township, Dickinson County, have been requested by Keweenaw Land Association, of Ironwood, Michigan.
Contact:  Ken Babcock, 517-284-5850, babcockk4@michigan.gov
Decision-maker:  Chief Administrative Officer
 
DIRECT METALLIC MINERAL LEASES - DEVELOPMENT:
Metallic mineral lease rights to 390 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within T48N, R27W, Ishpeming Township and T49N, R28W, Champion Township, Marquette County, have been requested by Great Lakes Exploration, Inc., of Menominee, Michigan.
Contact:  Ken Babcock, 517-284-5850, babcockk4@michigan.gov
Decision-maker:  Chief Administrative Officer
 
DIRECT METALLIC MINERAL LEASES - DEVELOPMENT:
Metallic mineral lease rights to 396 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within T43N, R25W, Wells Township, Marquette County, have been requested by Weyerhaeuser Company, of Seattle, Washington.
Contact:  Ken Babcock, 517-284-5850, babcockk4@michigan.gov
Decision-maker:  Chief Administrative Officer
 
 

FOREST MANAGEMENT

 
August 16 to September 15, 2021
Virtual
Sault Ste. Marie Forest Management Unit (FMU)
Sault Ste. Marie FMU Open House Comment Period
Karen Rodock, 906-477-6048 x2040, rodockk@Michigan.gov
 
August 17 to September 16, 2021
Virtual 
Crystal Falls Forest Management Unit (FMU)
Crystal Falls MU Open House Comment Period
Dan McNamee, 906-875-6622, mcnameed@michigan.gov  
 
August 22 to September 21, 2021
Virtual 
Gwinn Forest Management Unit (FMU)
Gwinn FMU Open House Comment Period
Kristen Matson, 906-356-9021, matsonk1@michigan.gov
 
August 31 to September 30, 2021
Virtual
Shingleton Forest Management Unit
Wyman Nursery Open House Comment Period
Bob Burnham, 906-452-6227 x240, burnhamr2@michigan.gov   
 
September 7, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Cadillac Management Unit (MU)
Cadillac MU Compartment Review
David Fisher, 231-745-4651 x6946, fisherd1@Michigan.gov 
 
September 14, 2021
Roscommon Management Unit (MU)
Roscommon MU Compartment Review
Doug Bates, 989-275-5151 x2722740, batesd1@michigan.gov 
 
September 14 to October 14, 2021
Virtual 
Newberry Forest Management Unit (FMU)
Newberry FMU Open House Comment Period 
Keith Magnusson, 906-293-3293 x4740, magnussonk@michigan.gov  
 
September 15, 2021
3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Naubinway Field Office (FO)
Naubinway FO Open House
US 2, Naubinway MI 49762
Karen Rodock, 906-477-6048 x2040, rodockk@michigan.gov 
 
September 16, 2021
3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sault Ste. Marie Customer Service Center (CSC)
SSM CSC Open House
4131 S. M-129, Sault Ste Marie MI 49783
Karen Rodock, 906-477-6048 x2040, rodockk@michigan.gov 
 
September 30, 2021
4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Shingleton Forest Management Unit
Wyman Nursery Open House
480N Intake Park Rd, Manistique MI 49854 
Bob Burnham, 906-452-6227 x240, burnhamr2@michigan.gov 
 
October 5, 2021 (posting for Sept. because Oct. calendar publish date is Oct. 5)
Sault Ste. Marie Customer Service Center (CSC)
SSM CSC Compartment Review
4131 S. M-129
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Karen Rodock, 906-477-6048 x2040, rodockk@michigan.gov 
 
October 5, 2021 
Virtual 
Sault Ste. Marie Forest Management Unit (FMU)
Sault Ste. Marie FMU Compartment Review 
Karen Rodock, 906-477-6048 x 2040 rodockk@michigan.gov