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Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan -(Ammoland.com)-The Department of Natural Resources today announced recipients of the 2014 Wildlife Habitat Grants.

A total of $737,720 was awarded to various conservation and nonprofit organizations, units of government and landowners.

Examples of funded projects include planting native grasslands for pheasant habitat at Lake Hudson State Recreation Area, planting fruit trees for wild turkey and ruffed grouse food sources in several locations across the state, and improving accessibility for limited-mobility hunters and wildlife enthusiasts at Sharonville State Game Area.

Below is a list of successful applicants, the award amount and the county in which the habitat projects will take place.

 

Applicant

Amount County

Conservation Resource Alliance

$31,500 Benzie, Grand Traverse

Gratiot Conservation District

$16,900 Gratiot

Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club

$28,200 Mackinac

Huron-Manistee National Forests – Baldwin Ranger District

$15,500 Newaygo, Oceana

Kipple Creek Cliffs LLC

$53,900 Marquette

Mid-Forest Lodge

$16,800 Roscommon
Michigan United Conservation Clubs $181,800 Statewide
Muskegon Conservation District $59,200 Muskegon

Pheasants Forever, Inc.

$44,000 Lenawee
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute $18,200 Barry
Ruffed Grouse Society $30,800 Gratiot, Ionia, Montcalm, Clinton

Sanilac Conservation District

$35,100 Sanilac
Superior Watershed Partnership $40,300 Alger, Luce
The Nature Conservancy

$32,400

Van Buren

U.P. Whitetails Association, Inc.

$19,800 Delta
Zero Day
(Combat Veteran Job Skills Program)
$113,320

Jackson, Washtenaw

TOTAL

$737,720

The Wildlife Habitat Grant Program (WHGP), which began in October 2013, is funded with a portion of the revenue generated by the sale of hunting and fishing licenses each year. The WHGP is administered by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources through a cooperative effort between the DNR’s Wildlife Division and Grants Management Section.

The main objective of the WHGP is to enhance and improve the quality and quantity of game species habitat in support of specific goals from the Wildlife Division’s strategic plan – The GPS. Those goals are:

  • GPS Goal 2 – Manage habitat for sustainable wildlife populations in a changing environment.
  • GPS Goal 4 – Increase public participation, acceptance, and support of hunting and trapping and increase participation in non-consumptive wildlife-related recreation.
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