Accelerated Prairie Restoration and Enhancement on DNR Lands, Phase 3

MN DNR

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
MN DNR
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
State Government
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Anoka, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Isanti, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lyon, Marshall, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Murray, Norman, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pipestone, Redwood, Roseau, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Swift, Todd, Wadena, Washington, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine

This program will accelerate the restoration and enhancement of approximately 20,500 acres of native prairie vegetation on Wildlife Management Areas, and Scientific and Natural Areas and Native Prairie Bank Easements.

Project Details

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(b)
Appropriation Language 

$1,652,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources to accelerate the restoration and enhancement on wildlife management areas, scientific and natural areas, and land under native prairie bank easements.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$1,652,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$1,612,199
Administration costs: 
$39,801
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
8.80
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Enhance 20,400 acres of prairie

Source of Additional Funds: 

n/a

Project Manager

Bill
Penning
MN DNR
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul
MN
55155
651-259-5230