Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Michigan LCV: Natural Resources Trust Fund to hold U.P. Town Halls

From: Michigan League of Conservation Voters
Posted Aug. 19, 2013

This week, Town Halls for Michigan's Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) cross the Mackinac Bridge and begin their Upper Peninsula tour. Show up to support quality state parks and public land!

Join Michigan LCV members at these meetings to show your support for an NRTF that stays true to its promise of protecting Michigan's state parks and natural resources for future generations. Here is this week's meeting information, and specific examples of how the NRTF benefits Upper Peninsula communities:

State Representative Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan) will host three meetings in his district on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 20, 21:
  • Iron Mountain: Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. (Central Time). Fornetti Hall at Bay College West, Room 104, 2801 North US 2. Recent NRTF projects in Dickinson County: Iron Mountain City Park improvements, Millie Mine Bat Viewing Trail development.

  • Menominee, Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Central Time). Schloegel’s Restaurant, 2720 10th St. Recent NRTF projects in Menominee: Quiver Falls and Piers Gorge land acquisition.

  • Escanaba, Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 2:30 p.m. Bay de Noc Community College, Joseph Heirmann Building, 2001 N. Lincoln Road. Recent NRTF projects in Delta County: Van Cleve Park Harbor Point revitalization, Sac Bay land acquisition.
State Representative John Kivela (D - Marquette) will host a meeting in his district on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Marquette City Commission Hall. Recent NRTF projects in Marquette County: Thomas Rock Scenic Overlook development, Perkins Park improvements, Iron Ore Trail development.

Click here for Michigan LCV's full article with links to info on these projects and more about the NRTF.

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