Outdoors Bulletin Board
Appreciation Day is March 15
March 15 is Conservation Officer Appreciation Day. Last year, DNR conservation officers contacted more than 492,000 people, ensuring recreation safety and preservation of natural resources for future generations.
Learn more about DNR conservation officers at Michigan.gov/ConservationOfficers.
Get ORV safety-certified
before you hit the trails
Before planning some ORV-riding adventure this spring, make sure everyone in your group is safety-certified. Riders age 16 or younger must have an ORV safety certificate to ride on public or private land — including trails. Earn your ORV safety certificate online at Michigan.gov/RecreationalSafety.
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