Minnesota State Parks and Trails Land Acquisition
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$1,237,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$1,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:$3,600,000
Source:Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date:July 2012
Project OverviewAcquire land from willing sellers within the statutory boundaries of State Parks and within statutory designated State Trail corridors.
About the Issue
The State Parks and Trails acquisitions will provide significant and safe recreational trail connections between communities and other public recreational facilities; create contiguous wildlife corridors between diverse habitats; assist in the preservation and restoration of diverse, locally significant natural plant communities and cultural resources; help reduce impacts of potential future development; provide riparian buffers along wetlands, creeks and lakes; and expand the diversity of outdoor recreation opportunities to inspire the current and next generation to explore the outdoors.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road