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  • Wildlife by populations

    Published on August 16, 2018

    Populations of many wildlife species have increased since the environmental legislation of the 1960s and 70s. While success stories increase, there's a significant number of species on the endangered and threatened lists at both state and federal level.

  • Zoning related to adult foster care (AFC) homes.

    Published on July 2, 2018

    The Michigan Zoning Enabling Act gives direction on how to treat state licensed residential facilities. As Michigan plans for an aging population, has your community considered various facilities and how they're classified in the Zoning Ordinance?

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