UPPCO accepting proposals

MARQUETTE—Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is now accepting proposals through Feb. 23 for the annual Bond Falls Mitigation and Enhancement Fund (MEF) grant.
    The goal of the MEF grant is to create tangible, measurable improvements to aquatic and terrestrial environments within the Ontonagon River watershed. This watershed includes UPPCO’s Bond Falls and Victoria Hydroelectric Projects..
    Applicants must contact a BFIT representative to discuss their proposal during the early stages of project development to ensure the objectives of the MEF grant are met.
    Proposals should focus on projects that improve aquatic, terrestrial, and/or riparian habitats.
    Research into the benefits of previous watershed improvements are also eligible for MEF grant funding.
    Proposals may be submitted by email to bfitmefgrants@uppco.com or via post at: Attn: Environmental Specialist Upper Peninsula Power Company, 1002 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI 49855
    For more information on UPPCO’s Bond Falls MEF grant, visit www.uppco.com and click on Environmental Efforts or https://www.uppco.com/wp-content/uploads/Bond-FallsMEFGuidelines-