Safe Routes to Schools, Michigan Fitness Foundation, Montague, and Helmets!

July 22, 2014


Montague Public School’s Bike Rodeo, May 20, 2014

One of the things our engineer Connie Houk does is to help schools prepare SR2S Grants via the Michigan Fitness Foundation. This year she was able to help distribute 12 Micro Grants of $700 to various schools. The grant money is used to purchase motivational items to help encourage students to walk and bike to and from school, changing their behavior, and becoming more physically fit.

Montague Area Public Schools chose to use some of the money to buy 100 bike helmets to give away at its 15th Annual Bike Rodeo that attracted 259 child-participants. The school added onto this event this year by having a Bike-2-School Day.


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State of MI offering rebates for LED lighting

To encourage energy waste reduction, the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) is offering rebates for conversion to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). There are two programs with money available for distribution: 2018 LED Streetlight Rebate Program 2018 LED Buildings (Public & Nonprofit) Interior and Exterior Lighting Rebate Program MAE will match utility rebates up to 25 % […]

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Applications for MDNR Recreation Grants Due April 1

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced increased funding limits for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and for the Recreation Passport (RP) Grants for 2018. The LWCF maximum grant is $300,000, up from $150,000 last year, and the RP maximum grant is $150,000 increased from $75,000. Eligible projects include: Acquisition of property for recreation Development […]

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Need a Land Survey quote?

Get in touch with us today by completing this short e-form on our website’s Survey page. Our survey team wants to help! Our capabilities include: Addressing ALTA/ACSM As Constructed Boundary Surveys Cemetery Surveys Construction Staking Deed Mapping Drain Surveys Legal Descriptions Mortgage Inspections Topographic Surveys After you complete the e-form, we will contact you to […]

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SOGL Grants Available for Environmental Restoration

Sustain Our Great Lakes is offering up to $5.4 million for projects in the Great Lakes basin in 2018. Grant funding will be awarded in four categories: Stream and Riparian Habitat Coastal Wetlands Green Stormwater Infrastructure Special Initiative: Technical Assistance for Michigan Landowners Important Information: Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and state, tribal […]

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