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      Upper Michigan projects to benefit from Natural Resources Trust Fund

      State Representative John Kivela announced Thursday the passage of Senate Bill 780, which concerns the Natural Resources Trust Fund.

      Multiple projects were included in the bill, aimed at development and land acquisition in the Upper Peninsula.

      "I am happy to know that so many wonderful projects will have the funding they need to see success in House District 109," said Kivela.

      Kivela added that he's happy to see communities getting what they need to thrive. The list of projects can be found below.

      Marquette Countyâ?¢ Presque Isle/Harlow/Williams parks development projectâ?¢ Republic Townshipâ??s Munson Park improvement projectâ?¢ Marquetteâ??s Clark Lambros Beach Park land acquisition

      Alger Countyâ?¢ Munising Bay Mountain Bike Trailhead development projectâ?¢ Munising Tourist Park Campground improvement project

      Schoolcraft Countyâ?¢ Manistique River Waterfront North Lot land acquisitionâ?¢ Manistique River Waterfront Lot US-2 land acquisitionâ?¢ Manistique River Waterfront Elk St. land acquisition

      "Each of these projects will allow U.P. residents to better enjoy the many natural wonders and resources we are surrounded by," Kivela said. "I look forward to the completion of each project and urge all residents to take advantage of all our area has to offer."

      For a complete breakdown of the projects and funding received, click here.