Action Alert: Michigan Deer PLAN Grant Application Open

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that its Deer Private Land Assistance Network (PLAN) grant program is now open.

This cooperative grant program is designed to fund deer habitat improvement projects on private land in the northern Lower Peninsula. Landowners with property in Alcona, Alpena, Crawford, Montmorency, Oscoda and Presque Isle counties are encouraged to apply for the Deer PLAN program. The awarded funds will be used to produce tangible, on-the-ground efforts that improve deer habitat and provide quality deer hunting locations.

Project applications are due by February 28, and successful applicants will be notified by March 17.

To apply and learn more about the Northern Lower Peninsula Deer PLAN Program, click here. For more information email or call Ashley Autenrieth at 989-732-3541, ext. 5044.


About Torin Miller

Torin Miller is a licensed attorney and NDA’s Director of Policy. He works at the intersection of conservation and natural resources law, policy, advocacy and education. He has a bachelor's degree in wildlife and fisheries science from Penn State University, a J.D. from Penn State Law and is finishing a master's degree in wildlife and fisheries science at Penn State. Torin came to NDA via the National Deer Alliance, where he served as the Policy and Outreach Coordinator.