‘Ask the DNR One Hour Special’ to air April 14 on CMU Public Television

Michigan residents will be able to have their questions on natural resources issues addressed by professionals with the Department of Natural Resources when Central Michigan University Public Broadcasting hosts the television program “Ask the DNR” on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m.

This one-hour edition of “Ask the DNR” will be hosted by Bob Garner, a former member of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission and former executive producer and host of the Michigan Out-of-Doors television show. Garner will be joined by DNR Law Enforcement Division Assistant Chief Dean Molnar, Conservation Officer Joe Molnar, DNR Wildlife Chief Russ Mason and DNR Fisheries Biologist Mark Tonello.

In addition to calling the program’s toll-free number 800-727-9268, the public also can e-mail questions to “Ask the DNR” prior to the broadcast. Viewers should use the title of the show as the subject line and e-mail questions to Brian Baker, the show’s producer, at brian.d.baker@cmich.edu no later than 5 p.m. on April 14.

The “Ask the Specialists” series airs Thursday evenings on CMU Public Television, offering viewers access to a variety of professions each week. A service of Central Michigan University, CMU Public Broadcasting (WCMU) informs and entertains its audience throughout Michigan with programming and services that reflect and respect the cultures of our state and world. CMU Public Television includes WCML Channel 6 Alpena, WCMU Channel 14 Mt. Pleasant, WCMW Channel 21 Manistee, WCMV Channel 27 Cadillac and WCMZ Channel 28 Flint.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.