Forest and Wildlife Fund grants awarded

ESCANABA — Greg Sudderth, chair of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund Grants Committee, announced the recipients of its April grants round. Those receiving grants are: Clear Lake Education Center Stewards Group-Delta Sense of Place Series-UTOPIA Schoolship Programming; DeYoung Family Zoo- Bear Project; Delta Animal Shelter-Dog Walking Trail; Delta Conservation District-Halloween Spooktacular; Great Lakes Sports & Recreation Club-National Hunting & Fishing Day; Great Lakes Sports & Recreation Club-Youth Shooting Program; Keweenaw Land Trust, Inc.-Establish Abbeye Peninsula GEMS at Keweenaw Land Trust Huron Bay Field Station and Community Foundation for Delta County-Establish a Tim Kobasic Memorial Fund.

“Our committee is grateful for the foresight of the former Mead Corporation for their desire to have a partnership with their employees; sportsmen and sportswomen and the youth of the Upper Peninsula. We are a committee under the auspices of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula. It is our mission to foster a better understanding of our forests and wildlife as well as assist U. P. residents, including our youth, to become more active and enjoy the outdoors as much as is possible,” Sudderth said.

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