Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says Federal funds are coming to the Upper Great Lakes region to improve forest lands and wildlife habitat.
Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator says $5 million has been allocated in the Federal Farm Bill to improve forest health on nearly 12,000 acres of nonindustrial forest land in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Senator Stabenow called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss how the funds will be available for conservation of essential habitat for threatened and endangered species.
She added that the work will focus on several U.P.counties including Marquette, Baraga, Iron, Dickinson, and Menominee.