DNR Regional State Forest Management Plans For Public Review

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DNR's Regional State Forest Management PlansMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says its draft Regional State Forest Management Plans, which are designed to help the DNR manage nearly 4 million acres of state forest lands, are now available for public review.

The plans are posted on the DNR website,  michigan.gov/regionalforestplans, through Jan. 2.

The DNR developed the three draft plans – which cover the eastern U.P., the western U.P. and the northern Lower Peninsula. Once finalized, the plans will provide long-term direction to guide DNR decisions about activities and treatments on state forest lands.

The plans also ensure wildlife habitat and opportunities for recreation are protected.

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