Upcoming January NRC Meeting Preview

This Thursday, the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will be meeting at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory beginning at 9 a.m. for their monthly meeting.

The day will begin with a meeting of the Michigan State Parks Advisory Committee. There will be discussions on Parks and Recreation AmeriCorps summer youth employment, followed by an update on Michigan Rehabilitation Services, a review of the Cheboygan State Park General Management Plan, as well as marketing, financial and major project updates.

At 1 p.m. the NRC Policy Committee on Wildlife and Fisheries will meet. The Fisheries Division will be giving an update on the Lake Michigan Fisheries Management Plan, followed by the Wildlife Division updates on falconry regulations, elk season results and approval of Wildlife and Fisheries 2018 issues calendar.

At 2 p.m. the NRC Committee of the Whole will come together and introduce the new Commissioner and Chair of the NRC, John Walters of Vanderbilt. Following introductions, the regular meeting of the NRC will take place, with updates from the Director’s report, legislative updates and reports from the Committee. Public appearances will follow after.

MUCC will be live streaming the meeting on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mucc1937/ beginning at 1 p.m., and the full memorandum and agenda for the January 11, 2018, NRC meeting can be found here: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/January_609958_7.pdf. We hope to see you there!

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