LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan DNR hits the roads.
An initial inventory of state forest roads maintained by Michigan’s Natural Resources department is complete.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
The state says it spent two years mapping and reviewing the conditions of the network of roads. Computer mapping technology was used to consolidate previously mapped roads into a single, comprehensive database.
The work has led to a compilation of interactive maps that show where off-road vehicle use is allowed on state forest roads.READ MORE: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
Forest Resources Division chief Deb Begalle says “forests roads are a resource to help people get out and enjoy Michigan’s public forests.”
Roads in the southern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula were inventoried last year. Northern Lower Peninsula roads were inventoried during 2017.
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