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Michigan DNR approves recreational boating grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says more than $4 million in grant funding will be awarded to 23 communities throughout the state to boost recreational boating. The funding is made possible through the DNR Parks and Recreation Division’s waterways grant program, which began in 1949 with the goal of expanding the harbor system along the Great Lakes and boating ...

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Michigan awards $3.6M for invasive species prevention and management

The state of Michigan recently announced that a total of $3.6 million in grants for 29 projects to combat invasive species will be awarded through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program. “Protecting our water and preserving our environment are essential to ensuring our economy, families, and communities succeed,” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. “I am proud to see the DNR, MDARD, ...

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Industry advocates gather in Michigan

Building on a successful year of state level advocacy, NMMA hosted its inaugural Michigan political fly-in last Wednesday, bringing top industry policy priorities directly to decisionmakers in the key boating state. Sixteen stakeholders from eleven organizations participated in the event at the state’s capitol, which featured panel discussions, issue presentations, and meetings with members of the state legislature. NMMA vice ...

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