Deer hunting opportunities for people with health challenges


Michigan Operations Freedom Outdoors will be offering reserved hunting opportunities for hunters with health challenges. Photo courtesy of MI DNR

Michigan Operations Freedom Outdoors will be offering reserved hunting opportunities for hunters with health challenges. Photo courtesy of MI DNR

LAPEER COUNTY – People with health challenges can enjoy reserved hunting opportunities at Sharonville State Game Area’s Pierce Road Hunt Unit

Hunters with qualifying disabilities are encouraged to take advantage of reserved deer hunting opportunities at the Pierce Road Hunt Unit of the Sharonville State Game Area (in Jackson and Washtenaw counties). As part of the DNR’s Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors initiative, this 600-acre unit was designated as a restricted access hunt area to provide special hunt opportunities.

Remaining reserved deer hunting permits are available from any license agent, DNR Customer Service Center or online at mdnr-elicense.com. The following reserved hunts are available on a first-come, first-served basis:

Hunt 0405 (Nov. 18-20)

Hunt 0406 (Nov. 21-23)

Hunt 0407 (Nov. 24-26)

Hunt 0408 (Nov. 27-30)

Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors provides improved outdoor recreation opportunities for wounded veterans and individuals with health challenges and coordinates a support network that facilitates their recovery through connecting with nature.

Get more information about this cooperative partnership, including eligibility for hunting, at michigan.gov/ dnraccessibility or contact Dennis Tison at 517-522-4097.

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