DNR announces upcoming meetings

MARQUETTE –The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced upcoming meetings of boards, commissions, committees and councils.

Local events include the meeting of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the LMAS Health Department in Newberry. The contact person is Stacy Welling Haughey, 906-226-1331.

The Natural Resources Trust Fund Board will meet at 9 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Quality Inn in Escanaba. The contact person is Jon Mayes, 517-284-5954.

The Timber Advisory Council will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 at Weyerhaeuser in Escanaba. The contact person is Kimberley Korbecki, 517-284-5876.

Another event is the meeting of the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board, scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 21 at the museum in Negaunee Township. The contact person is Barry James, 906-475-7857.

The Michigan State Waterways Commission will meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 at the Ontonagon Village Offices. The contact person is Michelle Wieber, 517-284-6138.

The Nonmotorized Advisory Workgroup will meet at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14 in a conference call. Dial 877-336-1829, access code 2663581. The contact person is Barbara Graves, 517-284-6112.