Posted September 18, 2015 4:00 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Michigan DNR Receives First Corporate Donation

$25,000 donation will be going towards development of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail in Kalkaska County

Michigan DNR Receives First Corporate Donation
Michigan DNR
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan -(Ammoland.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today accepted a $25,000 corporate donation from TransCanada for development and maintenance of a portion of the hiking route along Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail in Kalkaska County.

Peter Jaskoski, director of Government Relations for TransCanada US Pipelines, presented a check to DNR Director Keith Creagh today at Lansing City Market during an event highlighting the upcoming Michigan Trails Week celebration.

Paul Yauk, DNR state trails coordinator, who also was on hand for the event, said this TransCanada donation – and the on-the-ground resources it makes possible – is exactly the type of support needed for the Iron Belle Trail and all trails in Michigan to reach their full potential.

“We have planned the Iron Belle Trail along a number of existing hiking and bicycling trails, taking advantage of Michigan’s extensive network of trails,” he said. “There is a lot of excellent infrastructure already in place, but there is also plenty of room for development to fill in some of …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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