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2023: Review of the Benefits of Parks and an Inventory of Parks in Benzie County, MI

Student-led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2023 (Practicum Project)

Authors: Mary Kate Bejma, Conor Warren, Michael Wilkinson, Xinyi Yao, & Heather Zeigler


This study will answer the overarching question of, ‘Is establishing a county parks and recreation director for Benzie County feasible based on current conditions?’ The purpose of this project is to help the Benzie County Recreation Commission and the County Board of Commissioners to conduct a feasibility of the County’s ability, or lack thereof, to have a sustained recreation director on staff. Additionally, this study will provide experience and exposure working with a planning commission and developing a professional planning report. 

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