Michigan Natural Resources Commission

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission operates in an oversight capacity. “The Natural Resources Commission is a seven-member public body whose members are appointed by the Governor. The Commission has exclusive authority to regulate the taking of game and sportfish, and is authorized to designate game species and authorize the establishment of the first open season for animals through the issuance of orders.” Members serve 4 year terms. As of mid-2021, all 7 members are consumptive users and 6 seats are occupied by men.


Michigan Department of Natural Resources


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