Pigeon River & Beyond, Back Country Horsemen of
Staying in Touch with
Please stay in touch with your legislators and those who have influence - either in the area where NO HORSEBACK RIDING is, or on committees that will influence the outcome of recreational riding in Michigan: Appropriations, Outdoor Recreation, Natural Resources / Tourism, Agriculture, Transportation, Commerce / Economic Development, and, a NEW Senate committee: Reforms, Restructuring, Reinventing.
CALL your legislator’s office and leave a message. You may also wish to call to let them know YOUR email address so that it doesn’t go into the spam/ junk folder.
If sending an EMAIL, in the subject line write: Horseback Riding at … ….. (put in the location if appropriate)
Or… send your letter by FAX. The websites provide fax numbers for each legislator.
To find out who YOUR state representative is, go here: http://www.house.mi.gov/mhrpublic/
To find out who YOUR state senator is, go here: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/fysenator/fysenator.htm
You can also write to appropriate committees. It is best to send a letter to the Clerk of the Committee you wish to contact. That person can then be sure that all members of the committee receive your correspondence. For a list of committees, members, clerks, and contact information, go here.
To find out who the legislators are for some specific areas, go here.
And, remember to send a copy to the Governor:
Governor Rick Snyder
PHONE: (517) 373-3400
PHONE: (517) 335-7858 - Constituent Services
You may also wish to send coorespondence to:
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Director Rodney Stokes
P.O. Box 30028
Lansing, MI 48909
Michigan Quality of Life - Director Dan Wyant
P.O. Box 30473
Lansing, MI 48909-7973