Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex , Phase 2

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Outdoor Heritage Fund
The Trust for Public Land
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition, Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected: 
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(c )
Appropriation Language 

$1,760,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement 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 area purposes 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: 
Other Funds Leveraged: 
Direct expenses: 
Administration costs: 
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Restore 58 acres of wetlands, 58 acres of prairies, 58 acres of forest; Protect in Fee 77 acres of wetlands, 207 acres of prairies, and 144 acres of forest.

Source of Additional Funds: 


Project Overview

Protect +/- 428 and restore +/- 175 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

Project Manager

The Trust for Public Land
2610 University Ave West, Suite 300
St. Paul
(651) 999-5300