Rum River - Cedar Creek Initiative, Phase 2

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,900,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
Recipient Type: 
Local/Regional Government
Status: 
Completed
Start Date: 
July 2010
End Date: 
June 2013
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected: 
Anoka
Project Details:
2011 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2010, Ch. 361, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(e)
Appropriation Language 

$1,900,000 in fiscal year 2011 is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Anoka County to acquire fee title to land at the confluence of the Rum River and Cedar Creek in Anoka County. Land acquired in fee must remain open to hunting and fishing, consistent with the capacity of the land, during the open season, as determined in writing by the commissioner of natural resources. All restorations must comply with subdivision 9, paragraph (b).

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$1,900,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$742,500
Direct expenses: 
$1,900,000
Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect 100 acres of wetland, 150 acres of prairie, 75 acres of forests, 3 acres of Habitat and 1.125 miles of shoreline along the Rum River.

Source of Additional Funds: 

Anoka County

Project Overview

This appropriation acquired and protected 328 acres of prairie, wetland, forest and shoreline habitat for fish, game and wildlife along the Rum River and Cedar Creek in the cities of Oak Grove and Andover and will provide additional opportunities for public fishing, hunting and wildlife conservation. 222 acres of prairie, wetland, forest and shoreline habitat were previously acquired under ML 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2g.

Project Details

Final Accomplishment Plan Report: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2011/accomp_plan/2e.pdf

Project Manager

John
VonDeLinde
Anoka County Parks and Recreation
550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW
Andover
MN
55304
(763) 767-2860