Enhanced Public Grasslands

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,320,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
Pheasants Forever with the MN Prairie Chicken Society
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected: 
Statewide
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 2(j)
Appropriation Language 

$1,320,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Pheasants Forever in cooperation with the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society to restore and enhance habitat on public lands. The criteria for selection of projects must be included in the accomplishment plan. A list of proposed restorations and enhancements must be provided as part of the final report.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$1,320,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$1,320,000
Administration costs: 
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
.35
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Enhance 18,500 acres of prairie

Source of Additional Funds: 

n/a

Project Overview

This project will use a combination of invasive tree removal, grazing, seeding, and fire, to improve habitat quality, diversity, and productivity on public lands in Minnesota.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2013/accomp_plan/2j.pdf

Project Manager

Greg
Hoch
MN Prairie Chicken Society
19503 57th Av N
Hawley
MN
56549
(218) 443-0476