Marquette County Park & Recreation Projects Receive Funds

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Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources.

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says three Marquette County community parks and recreation projects will receive a portion of over $695,000 in federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants.

The program supports the efforts of municipalities to provide better public outdoor recreation opportunities for their residents.

The City of Negaunee will receive $100,000 for the Bernie Rivers Field Park Renovation to include upgrades to playground apparatus, the basketball court, ballfield, picnic area and more.

The City of Marquette will receive $90,000 for the Hawley Street Pathway Multi-Use Extension, which includes extension of the current multi-use pathway on Hawley Street to Powder Mill Road and the Dead River Bridge.

Sands Township will receive $83,700 for the development of a warming hut adjacent to the existing parking lot at the Blueberry Ridge pathway.

 

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