MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) Six U.P. conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative grants from the DNR this year.
The projects, totaling $50,000, will assist the improvement of deer habitat in Alger, Dickinson, Iron, Mackinac, Menominee and Ontonagon counties. Groups receiving funding include: U.P. Whitetails, Whitetails Unlimited, the Dickinson Conservation District, Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County and others.
The program helps non-governmental organizations improve white-tailed deer habitat in the U.P. and is funded by the state’s Deer Range Improvement Fund. It requires the projects be located on non-state-owned land, including private property and Commercial Forest Act-enrolled land.
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