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Grant program offered to control, eradicate aquatic invasive plants in inland lakes

From: Uppermichiganssource.com

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s Water Resources Division is announcing a new grant program to aid in the control or eradication of aquatic invasive plants in Michigan’s inland lakes.

This year, approximately $100,000 will be available through the Aquatic Invasive Plant (AIP) Control Grant for the reimbursement of permit fees required for projects to control or eradicate inland lake aquatic invasive plant species using physical, biological or chemical control activities that occur in 2019.

Details on grant eligibility are available on the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Grant webpage located at Michigan.gov/Invasives under the “Grants” tab. This grant program is implemented in accordance with the addition of Part 414 to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended.

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