Aquatic Management Area Acquisition

2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
State Government
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2009
End Date: 
June 2012
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected: 
Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Goodhue, Hubbard, Otter Tail, Pine, St. Louis, Winona
Project Details:
2010 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subdivision 5(b)
Appropriation Language 

$5,748,000 in fiscal year 2010 is to the commissioner of natural resources to acquire and in fee title and easement to be added to he state aquatic management area system. Acquired land must remain open to hunting and fishing, consistent with the capacity of the land, during the open season, as determined by the commissioner of natural resources. A list of proposed fee title and easement acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
Other Funds Leveraged: 
Direct expenses: 
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect 12 miles of shoreline including 1,300 acres of adjoining critical habitat

Source of Additional Funds: 

RIM-CHM, donations of cash and land value

Project Overview

This program will permanently protect approximately 1,246 acres (8.9-miles) of lake and warmwater stream shoreline through fee title and permanent easement acquisition. Our program will also secure 54 Acres (3.1-miles) of permanent habitat management easements that include angler access on designated trout streams.

Project Details

Project Manager

500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul