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Midland County Recreation Needs Assessment

Prepared for Midland County Parks and Recreation Department

The survey provides clear direction for the Commission as they update their county park master plan for the next five years.

photo credit: O. David Redwine/Wikipedia

Pere Marquette Rail Trail Bridge in Midland County; photo by O. David Redwine


Mi Midland Co Recreation Needs


Published December 01, 2000

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