Slideshow: Explore projects funded by Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund

$20 million in 2011 to purchase land for Wayne County’s Milliken State Park and Harbor.

$8.5 million in 2001 to purchase land for a Detroit Riverfront park.

$498,000 in 2012 to buy a scenic Upper Peninsula outlook called Brockway Mountain — now part of the Keweenaw Coastal Wildlife Corridor.

$4.3 million in 1995 for land along Bay Harbor Lake in Emmet County.

$398,000 for Kent County’s Lowell Area Trailway in 2010.

$360,000 for Sparks Park Urban Fishery in Jackson County in 2009.

$3 million in 2009 for the Superior Forest Partnership, which conserves thousands acres of forestland in Marquette County.

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