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Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Lansing, MI 48909

Contact: P.O. Box 30028


DNR Mission Statement and Goals

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. The DNR strives to:

  • Protect natural and cultural resources.
  • Ensure sustainable recreation use and enjoyment.
  • Enable strong natural resource-based economies.
  • Improve and build strong relationships and partnerships.
  • Foster effective business practices and good governance.
DNR prepares for live auctions of state-managed surplus land in Muskegon and Newaygo counties
Community tree-planting grants available through DNR, DTE Energy Foundation partnership
Detroit Labs launches mobile app for Detroit Police Dept.;DNR seeks businesses for Belle Isle Park
DNR 2015 Wildlife Habitat Grants
$13 million DNR Outdoor Adventure Center will bring Michigan’s Great Outdoors to downtown Detroit
DNR announces new grant program to improve aquatic habitat
DNR Rides Wave into “The D” with Rehab of Old Globe Building
Check Out the DNR Land Auction
DNR Urban and Community Forestry Grants Now Available
Opportunity to address dam removals and critical dam maintenance announced
Detroit Swims expands to offer free swim lessons and water safety days this summer on Belle Isle
Explorer Guides educate and entertain at Michigan state parks
Response to hypocrisy claims facing fracking moratorium
Tour to visit eight Michigan state parks
August 13, 2015 Natural Resources Commission Meeting
Natural Resources Commission Meeting
Chateau Grand Traverse supports Michigan’s outdoors with “Wines of the Great Outdoors”
Sustaining Michigan’s Water Heritage Draft for Public Review; WMEAC Comments
MEC and Tip of the Mitt highlight policy options worth pursuing in new UM fracking report
Opportunity to address dam removals and critical dam maintenance announced

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