Conversations & Coffee w/ DNR Fisheries Division Staff Scheduled Throughout Michigan

Talk with Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries managers at this spring's "Conversations & Coffee" opportunities around the state.
Talk with Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries managers at this spring's “Conversations & Coffee” opportunities around the state.
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Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Lansing, MI -(AmmoLand.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that it again will host public forums throughout the state, inviting residents to discuss local and statewide fisheries management activities and concerns.

“Conversations & Coffee with DNR Fisheries Division” will take place in each of the eight management units that oversee Michigan’s fisheries. The purpose of these forums will be to meet with fisheries managers and biologists, to discuss local issues and management activities, and to get specific questions answered. These meetings are extremely informal; at many, no formal presentations will be made.

These forums also will make information available on local and statewide regulations affecting anglers. Refreshments will be provided.

Meeting dates, times and locations include:

  • Southern Lake Michigan Management Unit
    • Monday, March 28, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST) at Cabela’s, 3000 44th Street SW in Grandville
  • Western Lake Superior Management Unit
    • Tuesday, March 29, 7-9 p.m. (EST) at Ishpeming Township Hall, 1575 U.S. 41 in Ishpeming
    • Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. (CST) at Gogebic Community College, E. 4946 Jackson Road inIronwood
    • Thursday, March 31, 7-9 p.m. (EST) at Portage Lake District Library, 58 Huron St. in Houghton
  • Northern Lake Huron Management Unit
    • Thursday, March 31, 6-8 p.m. (EST) at Lake Superior State University (Cisler Center-Anchor Room), 650 West Easterday Ave. in Sault Ste. Marie
      • Attendees should park in Lots E or K.
      • Please note, this is a joint meeting with the Eastern Lake Superior Management Unit.
  • Eastern Lake Superior Management Unit
    • Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. (EST) at Munising Public Library, 810 W. State Highway M-28 (Suite A) in Munising
    • Thursday, March 31, 6-8 p.m. (EST) at Lake Superior State University (Cisler Center-Anchor Room), 650 West Easterday Ave. in Sault Ste. Marie
      • Attendees should park in Lots E or K.
      • Please note, this is a joint meeting with the Northern Lake Huron Management Unit.
  • Lake Erie Management Unit
    • Thursday, April 7, 6:30-8 p.m. (EST) at the DNR Waterford fisheries office, 7806 Gale Road in Waterford
  • Southern Lake Huron Management Unit
    • Tuesday, April 12, 6:30-8 p.m. (EST) at the DNR Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, 3582 State Park Drive in Bay City
  • Central Lake Michigan Management Unit
    • Wednesday, April 27, 6-7:30 p.m. (EST) at East Bay Township Hall, 1965 N. Three Mile Road in Traverse City
  • Northern Lake Michigan Management Unit
    • Wednesday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. (EST) at the DNR Pocket Park, 2401 12th Ave. N. in Escanaba
    • Thursday, April 28, 6-8 p.m. (CST) at Bay College West Campus (Room 231-A), 2801 U.S. 2 in Iron Mountain

For more information on these Conversations & Coffee meetings, visit michigan.gov/fishing.

About the Michigan Department of Natural Resources:

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.

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