The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a virtual public meeting for Oct. 28 on requested mineral rights leases for properties in Menominee County. Great Lakes Exploration, Inc., of Menominee, Michigan, has requested direct, metallic mineral leases for Michigan Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights located within Faithorn and Holmes townships in Menominee County. This request contains over 1600 acres of land. If approved, a lease to Great Lakes Exploration, Inc. would grant the exclusive right to explore for the presence of metallic minerals in the described areas. An informational (virtual) public meeting regarding the lease application will be held and will include an opportunity for public comment on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, from 1-4 p.m. eastern. Call 562-247-8422 to join the meeting.