Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program , Phase 4

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Pheasants Forever
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
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: 
Other Funds Leveraged: 
Direct expenses: 
Administration costs: 
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
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:

Project Manager

Pheasants Forever
7975 Acorn Circle
(612) 532-3800