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DNR calls for public comments on Lake Michigan island plan

South Fox Island, located in Lake Michigan
South Fox Island, located in Lake Michigan
South Fox Island, located in Lake Michigan
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South Fox Island, located in Lake Michigan

Official at the Department of Natural Resources are inviting the public to comment on a draft plan for managing Lake Michigan islands.

“We are looking at developing a collaborative effort where we involve island residents and local governments and tribal governments and other interested stake holders in helping us, in the future, set priorities and then more importantly execute priorities. We can't do this ourselves, for some of this work we are outlining,” said Keith Kintigh, a field operation manager for the DNR. 

He says there is also interest in helping people better access the islands and take advantage of their natural beauty.

The draft plan for managing Lake Michigan islands is available online. The DNR is taking public comments until August 31st.  For more information visit the DNR website

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