Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program, Phase 3

Pheasants Forever

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Pheasants Forever
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition, Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Big Stone, Clay, Douglas, Freeborn, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Pope, Stearns, Traverse, Wilkin, Wright

This program accelerates the permanent protection of 2,250 acres of wetlands (650 acres) and grasslands (1,600 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

Project Details

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(h)
Appropriation Language 

$9,815,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Pheasants Forever to accelerate the acquisition of wetlands and grasslands to be added to the waterfowl production area system in Minnesota in cooperation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$9,815,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$5,125,000
Direct expenses: 
$9,815,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
9.37
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 650 acres of wetlands and 1600 acres of prairies

Source of Additional Funds: 

PF, FWS, Federal Operation Funds

Project Manager

Joe
Pavelko
Pheasants Forever
7975 Acorn Circle
Victoria
MN
55386
612-532-3800