The Iron Belle Trail
Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail is the newest addition to Michigan’s 12,000 miles of recreational trails, which have earned Michigan the reputation as the nation’s #1 trails state. This extensive trail network offers plentiful opportunities for hiking, bicycling, kayaking, snowmobiling, and other trail activities.
Map 2 Healthy Living
Map 2 Healthy LivingTM (M2HLTM) is a tool we developed to help Michigan’s SNAP-Ed providers. They use M2HL to better design, implement, and evaluate programming through enhanced needs assessment, gap analysis, and collaboration building. Since its launch in 2012, M2HL has empowered SNAP-Ed providers to make data-driven decisions about programming in their communities.
Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance
Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance is the statewide voice for non-motorized trail users. Our goal is to help people build, connect, and promote trails for a healthier and more prosperous Michigan. Trails are a valuable asset to communities looking to increase tourism, to attract residents, to promote a favorable business climate, and to provide residents with a healthy transportation alternative that accents the community’s best features.
Safe Routes to Health
Using a multi-generational approach to reach across an entire community, AmeriCorps Safe Routes to Health connects citizens to health, wellness, and physical activity programs in five Michigan counties – Berrien, Chippewa, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Wayne.
Safe Routes to School
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is an international movement to make it safe, convenient, and fun for children to walk and bike to school, including students with disabilities. Since our pilot launch in 2003, SRTS Michigan has provided grant support to more than 250 schools. With this support, schools are improving infrastructure and delivering programming centered around walking and biking. When routes are safe, walking and biking to school is an easy way for students to meet their daily physical activity needs.