DETROIT (AP) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources plans to distribute $1 million to protect and restore habitat for fish and other aquatic wildlife.

The department says that grants will be awarded to government agencies, Native American tribes, nonprofit groups and individuals on a competitive basis. Projects can focus on rivers, inland lakes or the Great Lakes.

READ MORE: Michigan Matters: “Help Wanted!” Growing Woe for Business

They can protect habitat that is still intact or rehabilitate habitat that’s degraded.

READ MORE: Detroit Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony For Recruit Class 2021-G

 

MORE NEWS: Here's A Look At Weekend Construction Happening In Metro Detroit

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.