Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex, Phase 1

Minnesota Land Trust

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Minnesota Land Trust
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition, Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Le Sueur, Rice

This program will protect ~510 acres and restore ~200 acres near Cannon River Headwaters including wetlands, Big Woods forest, and river & shallow lake shoreline to reverse habitat loss, improve watershed function, and provide access

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(f)
Appropriation Language 

$1,533,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an greement with The Trust for Public Land to acquire and restore lands in the Cannon River watershed for wildlife management area purposes under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8, or aquatic management areas under Minnesota Statutes, sections 86A.05, subdivision 14, and 97C.02. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$1,533,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$326,000
Direct expenses: 
$1,533,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 510 acres and Restore 200 acres

Source of Additional Funds: 

Clean Water Fund, ENRTF, and private

Project Manager

Becca
Nash
The Trust for Public Land
2610 University Ave. W #300
St. Paul
MN
55114
651-999-5325