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Framework for Recreation in Northwest Michigan


Date Published: January 2014


This Northwest Michigan regional framework is a plan to ensure easily accessible opportunities for outdoor recreation while protecting natural resources. The document provides information on community needs, recreation assets, recreation management, recreation and the economy, and strategies to address local recreation related needs.

Keywords: NWMCOG; Northwest Michigan Council of Government; Networks Northwest; Pure Michigan; Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Wexford;  accessibility; universal design; trails; water trails; parks; nature preserves; natural areas; water access; maintenance; management; volunteers; tourism; economy; environment

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  • Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (Networks Northwest)
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