MNRTF Grants – $300,000 available for parks in 2017

December 29, 2016

MDNR set to host Recreation Grant Workshops

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) is hosting nine free workshops across the state this winter for those who are considering applying to the following for funding in 2017:

  • Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • Recreation Passport Grant Program
  • Invasive Species Grant Program

At each workshop the MDNR will cover updated information and application deadlines for each program, introduce Grants Management staff you should know, and discuss the online application process. Time will be provided for Q&A.

Pre–registration is not required.  Here is the full schedule. The MDNR has created a Powerpoint presentation for those who cannot attend.

Contact Scott Post, PE at or (616) 364-8491, or your P&N Engineer if you have any questions about this program.


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State of Michigan offering $100,000 Sewer, Water, and Road Grants

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City of Montague Takes Action to Save Local Road

As Dowling Street leaves downtown Montague, it climbs a steep hill. The hill’s foundation is mostly sand, and an old retaining wall and vegetation rooted on its side slope kept it from sliding away. Over the last several years, the hill’s side slope eroded and slumped, threatening to take the sidewalk and part of the […]

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Walker Pedestrian Tunnel at M-45 wins ITE Award

Congratulations to the City of Walker and our P&N project team on the success of the Fred Meijer Standale Trail Pedestrian Tunnel at M–45 project. The project won the 2017 Transportation Achievement Award from the Michigan Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This award recognizes excellence in the advancement of transportation to meet human needs. The […]

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Prein&Newhof chosen for PSMJ 2017 Circle of Excellence

Prein&Newhof is pleased to announce that PSMJ Resources, Inc. selected our company as a 2017 Circle of Excellence member. This is our fourth consecutive year receiving this recognition. PSMJ Resources, Inc. is a leading management consulting firm for the architecture and engineering industries. Each year it conducts a financial performance benchmark survey of firms, recognizing the top […]

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