Michigan’s DNR Continues To Construct The Significance of The State’s Out of doors Points of interest, Actions – CW50 Detroit


South Field (KW50) – Fishing, camping, biking, hiking, paddling, horseback riding or even looking for mushrooms? These are just a few of the activities Michigan offers throughout the state.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources was established to provide resources for the conservation, protection, management, use, and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources. An important task of the department is the sustainable use of the state’s recreational areas.

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Another aspect of the department is safety and education. Outdoor skills, education and recreational safety programs provide opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to develop their outdoor skills and knowledge of Michigan’s natural resources and to promote safe, responsible and ethical use of nature.

Community Connect Host Lisa Germani, with Michigan DNR Parks and Recreation Chief Ron Olson

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Ron Olson, Michigan DNR Parks & Recreation Chief, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about all that Michigan recreation has to offer and the DNR’s role in preserving these spaces.

Visit Michigan.gov/DNR for more information

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