DNR Offers Recreation Grants Workshop Feb. 23|
State conservation officials today announced a workshop, Feb. 23, in
Lansing, to assist communities in preparing recreation grant
applications for the 2005 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and Land
and Water Conservation Fund programs.
The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Michigan
Library and Historical Center auditorium, 717 West Allegan, Lansing.
Topics will include applicant and project eligibility, distribution of
funds, preparing applications and attachments, project selection and
grantee obligations. A review of the 2005 recreation grant application
for both the MNRTF and LWCF will be provided, and DNR staff will be
available to answer questions during the session. The workshop is free
and preregistration is not required.
The application deadline for both programs is April 1, 2005. Additional
applications for MNRTF acquisitions only will be accepted on Aug. 1.
Grant application materials are available on the DNR Web site at
www.michigan.gov/dnr by following the links through "Inside the DNR"
and "Grants Administration" or by contacting the DNR's Grants Section at
517-241-2480. Application materials also will be available at the