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coverage; but most importantly, they
gathered more than 70 organizations
- nonprofits and private-sector companies
- to sign on in support of the
proposal (tinyurl.com/yucveyb3).
Bipartisan Support
Proposal 1 had broad, bipartisan
support from the start. The Michigan
Legislature unanimously
agreed to put the proposal on the
November ballot in 2018, and all
of Michigan's living governors supported
adoption of the proposal.
Michiganders made history by
overwhelmingly voting " yes " on
Proposal 1. Voters across the political
spectrum voted to commit
oil and gas royalties to the protection
of our land, water sources and
parks in perpetuity.
" Proposal 1 passed because of
strong bipartisan support from conservationists
and environmentalists,
business and community leaders and
our elected officials. This is a victory
for Michiganders in every corner of
the state, " says Becca Maher, Vote
Yes campaign manager. " With the
passage of Proposal 1, voters sent a
clear message to Lansing, [Michigan]
- we must prioritize protecting our
natural resources and conserving and
creating access to our outdoor spaces,
now and for future generations. "
Our collective action continues as
mParks works with partner organizations
on an educational campaign,
called protectMI. Launched in 2020,
protectMI is the voice of the public
lands and water, where we find spaces
for learning and exploring, havens
for healing and solace, and outdoor
recreational opportunities.
proctectMI celebrates these outdoor
spaces by raising awareness of
their accessibility and sharing the
stories of projects funded through
MNRTF.
The partnerships that mParks develops
are crucial to its success. By
joining forces with organizations
that share similar missions, mParks
is given a louder voice to tell the stories
of park and recreation agencies
and advocate on their behalf. This
in turn leads to successful legislation
that supports Michigan's public
lands and recreation facilities, as
well as opens the door for funding
opportunities for these spaces.
Tina Nowakowski is Director of Communication and Strategic
Partnerships for Michigan Recreation and Park Association.
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https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/january-2023
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/december-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/november-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/october-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/september-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/august-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/july-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/june-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/may-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/april-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/march-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/february-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/january-2022
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/december-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/november-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/october-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/september-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/august-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/july-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/june-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/may-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/april-2021
https://ezine.nrpa.org/nrpa/ParksRecreationMagazine/march-2021
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