Land Addition to Janet Johnson Memorial WMA

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$577,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
Chisago County
Recipient Type: 
Local/Regional Government
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2014
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected: 
Chisago
Project Details:
2012 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(c )
Appropriation Language 

$577,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Chisago County to acquire land in fee to be added to the Janet Johnson Memorial Wildlife Management Area under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$577,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$16,500
Direct expenses: 
$577,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
.15
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 108 acres of Habitat

Source of Additional Funds: 

NGO Volunteers and County Personnel

Project Overview

This program will acquire 108.5 acres of land adjacent to the 555 acre Janet Johnson WMA. The land is a mix of forest (29 acres), wetlands (35 acres on the NWI), and agriculture (44.5 acres). This land will be seeded with native vegetation and managed as part of the Janet Johnson WMA.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2012/accomp_plan/5c.pdf

Project Manager

Jeffrey
Fertig
Chisago County Department of Environmental Service
313 North Main Street, Room 243
Center City
MN
55012
651-213-8378