the headlands http://michiganradio.org en State lawmakers propose changes to how land is preserved in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/state-lawmakers-propose-changes-how-land-preserved-michigan <p><em>by Peter Payette for The Environment Report</em></p><p>For decades, communities in Michigan have been preserving land with help from the Natural Resources Trust Fund.&nbsp; The Mackinac Headlands, Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area and William Milliken State Park in Detroit were all purchased with the help of these grants.&nbsp; But now some state senators want to change the way the system works.&nbsp; Some of the groups that use the trust fund say the changes are radical.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 8908 at http://michiganradio.org State lawmakers propose changes to how land is preserved in Michigan