16 communities to share $2 million in Recreation Passport grants

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Gov. Whitmer announces 16 communities to receive funding to invest in local parks and trails

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced nearly $2 million in Recreation Passport grants will be awarded to 16 communities for local projects. The Recreation Passport grant program started 11 years ago with the goal of boosting visitation and funding for Michigan state parks and creating more funding for local, community parks and trails enhancement throughout the state.

Recreation Passport grant-funded projects have been approved in Arenac, Benzie, Berrien, Charlevoix, Huron, Ingham, Leelanau, Marquette, Montmorency, Sanilac, St. Clair, St. Joseph and Van Buren counties. 

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