FY 2011 Dakota County Grant Project

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$145,000
Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Recipient: 
Dakota County
Recipient Type: 
Local/Regional Government
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2010
End Date: 
June 2012
Activity Type: 
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected: 
Dakota
Project Details:
2011 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 3 (a)
Appropriation Language 

$12,641,000 the first year and $15,140,000 the second year are from the parks and trails fund to be distributed as required under new Minnesota Statutes, section 85.535, subdivision 3, except that  of this amount, $40,000 the first year is for a grant to Hennepin County to plant trees along the Victory Memorial Parkway.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$145,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

A minimum of 60 native prairie species will be planted along with oaks to reflect the site's eco-type as an oak savanna. 2013 report will report what is planted.

Project Overview

At Spring Lake Park Reserve, prairie restoration at Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center campus to convert existing 50 acre monoculture grassland to diverse prairie/savanna, including ecological improvement of 1,500 feet of Mississippi River bluff edge.

Project Manager

Mr.
Bruce
Blair
Western Services Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley
MN
55124
(952) 891-7990