To comment on a proposal to lease land in and around Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling for oil and gas exploration, send a letter to this address by Sept. 5:
Minerals Management Manager, DNR
P.O. Box 30452
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7952.
An auction on the mineral leases is set for Oct. 29.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources holds two auctions a year to take bids for mineral leases on state-owned property. An online interactive map shows parcels in each county that are up for bid in the next auction. See if there is a proposed lease in your county.