The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program is now soliciting applications for funding for regional parks and trails projects in Greater Minnesota. All applications are due Sept. 26.

Eligible projects include acquisition, development, improvement and restoration of park- or trail-related facilities of regional or statewide significance outside the metropolitan area. Counties, cities and townships are eligible to apply.

The Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program has $3.91 million in grant funding available. Funding for the program comes from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

Program and application information is available on the Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program webpage.