Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Enhancement , Phase 4

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,870,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
DNR
Recipient Type: 
State Government
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected: 
Aitkin, Benton, Carver, Cottonwood, Freeborn, Itasca, Jackson, Koochiching, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Marshall, Mille Lacs, Roseau, Todd, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 4(e)
Appropriation Language 

$3,870,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources to develop engineering designs and complete construction to enhance shallow lakes and wetlands. A list of proposed restorations and enhancements must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan. Work must be completed within three years of the effective date of this article.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$3,870,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$3,610,000
Administration costs: 
$260,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
10
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Enhance 1,982 acres of wetlands

Source of Additional Funds: 

n/a

Project Overview

This proposal will enhance the habitat quality of more than 20,000 acres of wetlands and shallow lakes by focusing on pre-design, design, construction and intensive management of basins.

Project Details

Project Manager

Ricky
Lien
MN DNR Div. of Fish and Wildlife
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul
MN
55155
(651) 259-5204