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  • National Forests in Michigan Shut Recreation Sites

    [Edit - this order was terminated on 6/4/2020) -- In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health safety of its employees, visitors and volunteers, the Hiawatha, Huron-Manistee and Ottawa National Forests are shutting down developed recreation facilities and restrooms, as well as suspending trash pick-up indefinitely effective immediately. In addition, on the Hiawatha and Ottawa, all overnight use (including camping) is shut down and no campfires are allowed, in order to minimize the risk to first responders in the event of wildfire.​

    Read the full press release.​