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b. Fiscal implications should be slight for the DNR as it may necessitate the printing of additional ORV safety and regulatory handouts. Fiscal implications to license dealers should be negligible.
Acknowledgements The author would like to acknowledge the assistance of Robin McCoy, Graduate Student in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies (CARRS) at MSU for her work in data entry and analysis as well as Jennifer Parks, former graduate student in Park, Recreation and Tourism Resources at MSU. Student workers Dana Stuckey and Shannon Proctor from the MSU CARRS department assisted in transcribing the bullet points from the regional public meetings. From the Michigan DNR, Steve Kubisiak and Jim Radabaugh, Forest, Mineral and Fire Management Division; Lt. Creig Grey, Laura Purol and Lt. Walt Mikula, Law Enforcement Division; Sharon Maynard, Maureen Houghton and Jamie Selden, Office of Grants, Contracts and Customer Systems; and Pete LunBorg, Park and Recreation Division all provided valuable data and insight. Dick Ranney, Chair of the ORV Advisory Board was most gracious in providing time on the Board’s schedule for presentations and for assisting with the regional public information meetings. Finally to Bob Walker, OHV program coordinator for the State of Montana, for national data on OHV education and certification programs and requirements.
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