Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Restoration and Enhancement , Phase 2

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Great River Greening, Anoka Conservation District and National Wild Turkey Federation
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Counties Affected: 
Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
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: 
Other Funds Leveraged: 
Direct expenses: 
Administration costs: 
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
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 Overview

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

Project Manager

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