Michigan Wildlife Council Meeting Aug 6-7 in Lansing

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Michigan Wildlife Council to hold first meeting Aug. 6-7 in Lansing
Michigan United Conservation Clubs will be attending the Michigan Wildlife Council meeting and will be monitoring this Council to ensure their actions are consistent with the intent of the legislation. This monitoring is instated from the new $1 surcharge.
The Department of Natural Resources announced that the Michigan Wildlife Council will hold its first meeting Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 6 and 7, in the Learning Center on the first floor of the Michigan Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., downtown Lansing. The council will meet 1-5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday.
DNR Director Keith Creagh will begin Wednesday’s meeting with an overview and expectations of the new council. Beginning at 3 p.m., a presentation will be given by representatives of the Colorado Wildlife Council and PILGRIM Advertising and Digital Marketing Agency.
-Agenda items for Aug. 7 include: -Recap of the previous day. -Discussion and approval of proposed bylaws. -Review of timeline and budget. -Election of council chair and vice chair. -Comprehensive media-based information campaign proposals. -Meeting schedule for remainder of 2014. -Public comment period.
Persons wishing to address the council during the public comment period may register with Wendy Ledesma, assistant to the Michigan Wildlife Council, by calling 517-284-6056 or emailing ledesmaw@michigan.gov. Each individual will be limited to three minutes.
The Michigan Wildlife Council is a nine-member public body established by Public Act No. 246 of 2013. Members are appointed by the governor and subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Created by the Legislature to oversee the expenditures of the Michigan Wildlife Management Public Education Fund, the council will work to promote the essential role that sportsmen and sportswomen play in furthering wildlife conservation and to provide education about hunting, fishing and taking of game.
For more information on the Michigan Wildlife Council and the complete meeting agenda, visit www.michigan.gov/miwc.
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.
For more information and previous articles by MUCC follow the links below
https://mucc.org/goevrnor-makes-appointments-michigan-wildlife-council/ https://mucc.org/victory-for-wildlife-sportsmen-in-michigan/ https://mucc.org/mucc-applauds-steps-to-overhaul-license-system-and-invest-in-fisheries-and-wildlife-management/

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