Michigan Wildlife Council to meet June 10th in Lansing

LANSING, MI – The Michigan Wildlife Council will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, in Room 203 at the Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.DNR

Agenda items during the morning portion of the meeting include a financial report, workgroup and committee updates and vendor-related discussion.

Beginning at 1 p.m., a kickoff discussion with G?d Marketing will feature, among other things, an overview of the scope of work and phase one of the research plan. G?d Marketing recently was selected to lead a promotional campaign focused on increasing public awareness about the importance of Michigan’s hunting, fishing and trapping traditions to wildlife and habitat management as well as their contributions to Michigan’s economy.

Following the G?d Marketing conversation, the council will receive public comments beginning at 3:30 p.m. Persons wishing to address the council during that time may register with Wendy Ledesma, assistant to the Michigan Wildlife Council, by either calling 517-284-6056 or emailing ledesmaw@michigan.gov. Each individual will be limited to three minutes. Registration also will be available during the meeting.

The Michigan Wildlife Council is a nine-member public body established by Public Act 246 of 2013. Members are appointed by the governor and subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Created by the Legislature to direct the expenditures of the Michigan Wildlife Management Public Education Fund, the council will work in conjunction with G?d Marketing 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 or www.michiganwildlifecouncil.org.