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From left in foreground, State Rep. Beau LaFave, Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board member Erin McDonough, Delta County Board of Commissioners Chair David Rivard, and State Sen. Tom Casperson participate in a ribbon-cutting for the Delta County Forest.
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Weyerhaeuser company last year. The Delta County Forest will be man- aged for deer, woodcock, and the golden-winged warbler, among other species. In addition to the wildlife management aspects of the community forest and providing funding for other parks through timber sales, the com- munity forest includes walking trails, ORV trails, and other recreational opportunities — such as hunting, trapping, cross-country skiing, berry and mushroom picking, and rustic camping.
The property the Delta County Forest is located on cost more than a mil- lion dollars, 75 percent of which was paid for with a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Trust Fund grant. Previously, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board had recommended the grant be award- ed to Delta County.
Mattson said the ceremony was held in keeping with one of the
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“ Now that we have ” the property, the
timber will be cut every 10 to 15 years. That money will go into the fund for the (county) parks.
Rory Mattson
Delta Conservation District executive director

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