Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program , Phase 4

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,300,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
Pheasants Forever
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2014
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected: 
Brown, Chippewa, Freeborn, Jackson, Le Sueur, Lincoln, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Sibley, Stearns
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(f)
Appropriation Language 

$3,300,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Pheasants Forever to acquire land in fee for wildlife management area purposes under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$3,300,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$330,000
Direct expenses: 
$3,300,000
Administration costs: 
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
.15
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 110 acres of wetlands and 440 acres of prairies

Source of Additional Funds: 

Pheasants Forever private funding

Project Overview

This proposal accelerates the protection of 550 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2013/accomp_plan/2f.pdf

Project Manager

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