Aquatic habitat grants to help Milliken park, 5 others
Lansing — The state Department of Natural Resources has announced recipients of funding through the Aquatic Habitat Grant Program.
Six projects will share $1.25 million, including $200,000 to the state DNR Parks and Recreation Division for a project at Milliken State Park in Detroit.
DNR Fisheries Division coordinator Chris Freiburger says “this year’s grants will enhance a broad range of aquatic habitat that is the foundation for Michigan’s world-class fishing opportunities.”
More than $430,000 will go to the Conservation Resource Alliance’s free span the Maple River connectivity initiative in Emmet County.
The Barry Conservation Districtis to get more than $305,000 for its Cedar Creek aquatic habitat restoration project in Barry County.
Another $200,000 each will go to the Conservation Resource Alliance’s bridging the Jordan River restoration project in Antrim County.