Posted July 28, 2016 10:10 am by Comments

By Duncan Johnson

Michigan's Hunting Access Program offers private-land hunting opportunities for hunters and the chance for landowners to get paid to help promote wildlife population management, support local hunting traditions and improve their land.
Michigan’s Hunting Access Program offers private-land hunting opportunities for hunters and the chance for landowners to get paid to help promote wildlife population management, support local hunting traditions and improve their land.
Michigan DNR
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan-(Ammoland.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages landowners interested in making the most of their property and supporting local hunting traditions to consider enrolling their lands in the DNR’s Hunting Access Program, which provides private-land hunting opportunities for hunters in southern Michigan, parts of the northern Lower Peninsula and the eastern Upper Peninsula.

The DNR is looking to expand hunting opportunities on private lands in the northern Lower Peninsula in the following counties: Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle and Wexford.

“You can help promote wildlife population management, support the local economy, reduce wildlife conflicts, improve your land, and get paid to do it,” said DNR Hunting Access Program coordinator Monique Ferris.

Landowners with at least 40 acres are eligible to enroll.

“Providing access to hunting lands that are close to home is critical for supporting Michigan’s strong hunting heritage,” said Ferris. “Our commitment to providing …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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