Natural Resources



Michigan House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Testimony - D. Berry

Grand Traverse Band
Natural Resources Department
3010 N. West Bay Shore Dr.
Peshawbestown, MI 49682

Main Line: (231) 534-7500

Fax: (231) 534-7576




To protect and enhance the natural resources and environment entrusted to us by the Creator for managed and respected utilization by Anishinabek for past, present, and future generations.


Desmond L. Berry

Natural Resources Department Manager

Office:  (231) 534-7363

Cell:  (231) 866-1482



ATTENTION: The Fisher Loan Program is Reopened as of 1-28-2015 to all qualified tribal licensed commercial fishermen. For an application contact the Natural Resources Department.

Natural Resources Department Services



  • Soil Erosion Permits (On Tribal Land)
  • Surface Water Quality Analysis
  • Indoor Air Quality Inspection
  • Household Radon Test Kits
  • Glass, Plastic, Cardboard Recycling Bins located adjacent to Eagletown Market
  • Household Compost Bins
  • Phase I Contamination Surveys
  • Wetland Delineation


  • Public Outreach and Education
  • Scuba Diving (Advanced Open Water)
  • Underwater search and recovery

The Natural Resource Department provides this list of services to citizens. If you have any questions, please stop in
or call us at 231-534-7500.

Nmé (Lake Sturgeon) Spearing Permit Lottery 2016

Hunting Regulations 2009 (Current)

Fishing Regulations

Hunting/Fishing/Gathering/Trapping License Application

Memo Marina Garbage Lock Key

2016 LHS Winner Notification

2013 Natural Resources Department Presentation

This page last updated on 12/13/2016.

The Grand Traverse Band of
Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

2605 N. West Bay Shore Dr.
Peshawbestown, MI 49682
Toll Free Exchange:1-866-534-7750