latest news


The final report is released! Click here to download a copy.


The website has been updated extenstively; new digital data sets have been added, as well as material from the public forums


The community forums are complete; look here to see some of the presentations

other information

This Michigan land use project was funded by:

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This project is a collaborative effort between many agencies and organizations, each of which has made an important contribution. The following are beginning points-of-contact for further information.

Research and Technical Contact

Dr. Robert E. Froese, RPF
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906/487-2723; Email:

Administrative and Project Coordination Contact

Marilyn Shy, RC&D Coordinator
780 Commerce Dr., Marquette, MI 49855
Pbone: 906/226-8871, ext. 124; Email:

Press and Media Contacts

Hugh McDiarmid, Jr.
Michigan Environmental Council
Phone: 248/660-4300; Email:

Jordan Lubetkin
National Wildlife Federation
Phone: 734/887-7109; Email:

Jennifer Donovan
Michigan Technological University
Phone: 906/487-4521; Email: