On October 20, 2022, over 200 attendees, 16 vendors and 11 presenters filed into the Midland Center for the Arts for an all-day event about the path to Four Lakes restoration. What follows is a summary of the symposium.
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If you're interested in the technical side of dam restoration (hydrology, hydraulics, dam safety, dam regulations, ecosystem restoration, etc.), then you won't want to miss the seven sessions and 16 different vendors at "Path to Four Lakes Restoration: An Engineering and Technical Symposium" on October 20th.
In the October edition of the "Log Marks" newsletter by the Sanford Area Historical Society, they included a brief story about a trestle that was removed and restored from the Edenville Dam during reconstruction work on the site in 2021.
Details of $59M HUD Grant Still Unknown
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated over $71.9 million in long-term recovery funds to the State of Michigan to support recovery and mitigation efforts following severe storms and flooding in 2020 and 2021. Michigan received $59 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for 2020 and $12 million in CDBG-DR funds for 2021 to solve outstanding disaster recovery needs. The funds are being distributed through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
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