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Grants continue to facilitate deer habitat work


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LANSING — Among the nearly $1 million in wildlife habitat grants the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced last week is funding for deer habitat work in the Upper Peninsula. A portion of those funds will go towards ongoing efforts to improve deer habitat in the western and central U.P.

A total of $996,900 in funding will be split between 11 conservation organizations, governmental units, landowners and non-profits around the state, according to the DNR's announcement. The money will be spent on projects that will be completed by Sept....