Michigan Legislative Consultants

Governor Calls for Additional Funding for Parks and Trails

Jul 09, 2021

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposed using $150 million in federal relief dollars to be dedicated to addressing critical needs in local park systems. The proposed investment would be administered as a grant program by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Every year there are a number of grant requests received by the DNR that […]

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House Committee Approves Outdoor Recreation, Natural Resources Spending

Mar 01, 2019

$26 million would be appropriated for 34 recreational development projects and 30 land acquisition projects statewide, under legislation approved by the House Appropriations Committee this week. The money would come from the Natural Resources Trust Fund, which under the Michigan constitution is used to support these types of projects. The projects outlined in the bill […]

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Success Story: State Recreation Passports

Nov 22, 2017

Think about it, you’re never more than 30-miles from a state park or trail in Michigan.  We’re a big state, so that’s a testament to the importance of having access to outdoor recreation opportunities for our residents.  Considering that the 30-mile distance doesn’t even take into consideration the plethora of beautiful county, city, and federal […]

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