The Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing Michigan residents the opportunity to share input and ideas on policy decisions, programs and other aspects of natural resource management and outdoor recreation opportunities. One important avenue for this input is at meetings of the public bodies that advise the DNR and, in some cases, also set policies for natural resource management.

The following boards, commissions, committees and councils will hold public meetings next month. The public is encouraged to attend.

March meetings include:

Board of Foresters – March 5, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., DNR Customer Service Center, Gaylord (Contact: Brenda Haskill, 989-370-9557)

Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council – March 25, 5:30 p.m., Marquette Township Community Center (Contact: Stacy Welling Haughey, 906-226-1331)