Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Restoration and Enhancement , Phase 2

Great River Greening, Anoka Conservation District and National Wild Turkey Federation

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Great River Greening, Anoka Conservation District and National Wild Turkey Federation
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne

The Ankoa Sandplain Partnership will restore and enhance 1,352 acres of priority wildlife habitat within the Sandplain and along the Rum River in the east-central Minnesota.

Project Details

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2013
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(i)
Appropriation Language 

$1,050,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for agreements to restore and enhance habitat on public lands in the Anoka Sand Plain and along the Rum River as follows: $558,750 to Great River Greening; $99,400 to the Anoka Conservation District; and $391,850 to the National Wild Turkey Federation. A list of proposed restorations and enhancements must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$1,050,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$55,500
Direct expenses: 
$1,050,000
Administration costs: 
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
.66
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Enhance 100 acres of wetlands, 878 acres of prairies and 377 acres of forest

Source of Additional Funds: 

Morrison County, Great River Greening and National Wild Turkey Federation

Project Manager

Wayne
Ostlie
Great River Greening
35 West Water Street, Suite 201
St. Paul
MN
55082
(651) 894-3870