THE MISSING LINKAGE

546 ACRES

3,100’ LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE

7,882’ GRATIOT RIVER




















Carls Foundation Challenge Grant for $252,000 issued September 30, 2019 to protect Parcel 1: 65.7 acres with 1,680 feet of Lake Superior Shoreline adjacent to Gratiot River County Park!


Help raise the Match for Parcel 1 by donating any amount before December 31, 2020. See Memorial Parcel Map below.


THE MISSING LINKAGE (TML, outlined in yellow) LINKS

MNA BLACK CREEK to GRATIOT RIVER NATURAL PARK to

KNA GRATIOT RIVER NORTH to KNA CONGLOMERATE FALLS

This will create one large public-access recreation area with

1,366 acres, 2.6 mi of Lake Superior shore, and 3.4 mi of the Gratiot!

We have 2 years (2019 and 2020) to raise the $1.4 million to permanently protect this property. Nobody can do it alone, but Together We Can Do It!

 

The Plan: 1) Raise down payment in cash from donors large and small; done December 2018 -  July 2019, and 2) Raise all or part of the remaining $1,260,000 by a) grants and foundation donations and/or b) Memorial Parcels. Carls Foundation Challenge Grant for $252,000 awarded September 30, 2019!!

MEMORIAL PARCELS

Donors can also protect designated Memorial Parcels in perpetuity by donating the amount shown (squares = 40 ac)

Donations can be made in honor or memory of any person or persons, or any other honoree (business, dog, product) designated by the Donor.

A large roadside bronze memorial plaque will be installed, showing this parcel map labeled with the names of the donors/honorees.

Or: naming rights for the entire parcel (“Jane Smith Park”, “Google Park”) are available for $1.4 million.