Committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. We strive to protect natural and cultural resources, ensure sustainable recreation use and enjoyment, enable strong natural resource-based economies, improve and build strong relationships and partnerships, and foster effective business practices and good governance.

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Michigan DNR is home to the Michigan Historical Center; as well, as Fisheries Division serving in lead agency role to protect and manage fisheries within Michigan waters of the Great Lakes, including licensing of state and commercial fisheries and educational heritage interpretive efforts at Oden Hatchery Visitor Center.
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website providing history and information about state licensed commercial fishing in Michigan
Collections and research relating to Mackinaw State Historic Parks and Straits area.
This educational program offers opportunity for schools and classrooms to raise salmon - from eggs to smolt - then release them in the spring. This project is supported classroom activities on relevant topics correlated w
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