Lower Mississippi River Habitat Partnership, Phase 2

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$707,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
MN DNR
Recipient Type: 
State Government
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2014
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected: 
Houston, Wabasha
Project Details:
2012 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(e)
Appropriation Language 

$707,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources to acquire and enhance habitat in the lower Root River and lower Zumbro River watersheds, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivisions 7 and 8. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$707,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$706,414
Administration costs: 
$586
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 100 acres of Wetlands and 100 acres of Forests

Description of Funds: 
n/a

Project Overview

This program will protect habitat through fee title acquisition of key parcels within the Lower Root and Lower Zumbro River floodplains as part of a broad partnership working to improve habitat quality and connectivity in critical areas along the Mississippi River corridor.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2012/accomp_plan/3e.pdf

Project Manager

Tim
Schlagenhaft
DNR
1801 S Oak
Lake City
MN
55041
651 345-3365