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Recreation Plans

island_park_2009.jpgThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources requires communities to have a DNR-approved recreation plan in order to qualify for DNR Recreation Grant programs. Recreation Plans are valid for a five year period. NEMCOG staff works with local communities to create recreation plans as well as assists these communities with the grant application process. There are many steps involved in creating a DNR-approved recreation plan, and NEMCOG staff works closely with Planning Commissions and Recreation Boards to guide them through the process as well as to create the plan itself.

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Recreation Plan News

May 15, 2019
Forest Township, in Cheboygan County, is updating its Recreation Plan and is asking its residents to participate in an online survey. Please access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ForestTownship
Oct 5, 2018
The Village of Hillman and Hillman Township are partnering to create a joint Recreation Plan. A DNR-approved recreation plan is required to be updated every five years in order to be more...