|The agenda for the Natural Resources Commission meeting, Thursday, November 8, 2018 has been posted to the Natural Resources Commission website at www.michigan.gov/nrc.
The meeting will be held at the Outdoor Adventure Center, in the Riverview Loft, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit.
To register for public comment, please contact Cheryl Nelson, executive assistant to the commission, by calling 517-284-6237 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Those registering by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, will be allowed up to five minutes to address the commission. Those registering after Nov. 2, or at the meeting will be allowed up to three minutes. Registration cards also will be available at the meeting.
Members of the Commission will be available to meet with the public that morning in Lodge conference room at the Outdoor Adventure Center from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. This is part of the commission’s “Coffee with the Commissioners” program, this gathering will be a great opportunity for area residents to sit down with the commissioners over a cup of coffee and share their thoughts, suggestions and concerns about Michigan’s natural resources.
“It’s important that we give Michigan residents across the state every chance to hear from them on the management, accessibility, and long-term future of Michigan’s natural resources and outdoor recreation opportunities,” said Chair Vicki Pontz. “This is just one more way we’re working to make it easier for Michigan’s sportsmen and women to better connect with us. We’re hoping for a good turnout and look forward to having some real conversation about our state’s world-class woods, waters and wildlife.”
The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is a seven-member public body whose members are appointed by the Governor, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. The commission conducts monthly public meetings in locations throughout Michigan. Citizens are encouraged to become actively involved in these public forums.
The commission has exclusive authority to regulate the taking of game and sport fish and is authorized to designate game species in Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.