Springfield Township lands substantial grant for parks

Springfield Township receives hefty grant to improve park system.


A fat grant will help pay for prescribed burning, invasive plant removal, wetland restoration, native plantings, and forest stand improvement in the Shiawassee Basin Preserve over the next seven years.

Springfield Township officials, as well as representatives from federal, state and local environmental organizations, gathered Oct. 24 as township Parks and Recreation director Jennifer Tucker accepted $106,662 in funding from the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program.

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