By ASSOCIATED PRESS
LANSING, MI (AP)-- Michigan is getting a share of $61 million in funding to protect, restore and enhance wetlands and other areas that are migratory bird habitats.
The Michigan Upper Peninsula Coastal Wetland Project III is getting $1 million to target habitat gaps and habitat management limitations. And a Michigan project involving the U.P.'s Garden Peninsula is also getting $1 million to help protect land.
The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission recently approved $54.7 million to protect, restore, and enhance more than 200,000 acres of habitat in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It also approved nearly $6.6 million related to land acquisitions.