DNR holding meeting on Holland State Park plan Thursday

Ottawa County

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The state is hosting a virtual meeting Thursday evening to learn what people would like to see at Holland State Park in the next couple of decades.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is working the 10- to 20-year general management plan for the 140-acre park west of Holland. The plan guides the state’s efforts to protect natural and cultural resources, allow for recreation and expand education.

“These goals become projects … The biggest challenge for the whole process is really public input, trying to get that public input the best way we can,” DNR Parks and Recreation land specialist and planning analyst Matt Lincoln told News 8.

You have to register in advance for the 6 p.m. Thursday meeting. You should also check out the draft plan before logging on. At the meeting, DNR representatives will explain the draft plan and then take questions and feedback.

If you miss it, a recording will posted online by Aug. 28. You can also email your thoughts on the plan to Lincoln at LincolnM@Michigan.gov by Sept. 4.


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