Michigan Governmental Links & Resources

Upper Peninsula LighthouseCooperative Extension Service Informational and educational materials, technical assistance, taxation information and research data.

Natural Resources Conservation Service On site technical assistance and property evaluations; Forest Stewardship plans; spring tree sale; aerial photos.) Marquette 906/226-2461; Alger 906/439-5555

Lead Paint Residential structures built prior to 1978 may contain lead based paint which can be a health hazard. Purchasers of such housing should obtain and read the HUD-EPA information pamphlet Lead-Based Paint: Protect Your Family.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Forest management plans and technical on-site assistance, wildlife practices, hunting, fishing, recreation, Natural Rivers, endangered species). 1990 U.S. 41 So., Marquette, MI 49855 906/228-6561

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Land and Water Management Division Wetlands, endangered species, critical dunes, underground storage tanks). Region 1 Headquarters: 1990 U.S. 41 So., Marquette, MI 49855 906/228-6561

Michigan State Government

Radon – Toxic Materials Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs in some areas of the UP (and throughout the U.S.) and can, in sufficient concentrations, represent a health hazard. It is a good idea to have existing structures tested for radon accumulations.

US Army Corps of Engineers (breakwaters): Contact Rich Gutliebec for the Marquette office 906/228-2833 or 313/226-2218. The Detroit District office is at P.O. Box 1027, Detroit, MI 48231.

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