Land Addition to Janet Johnson Memorial WMA

Chisago County

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Chisago County
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Local/Regional Government
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected 
Chisago

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

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2014

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
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 Manager

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