Living Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Initiative , Phase 2

Ducks Unlimited

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Ducks Unlimited
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Becker, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Carver, Cottonwood, Freeborn, Grant, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Martin, McLeod, Otter Tail, Pope, Redwood, Scott, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Wadena, Watonwan, Wright

This ongoing program will restore and enhance shallow lakes and wetlands by improving aquatic plant abundance and water clarity in partnership with the Minnesota DNR and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Project Details

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2013
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 4(d)
Appropriation Language 

$4,490,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Ducks Unlimited to assess, restore, and enhance shallow lakes and wetlands, including technical assistance, survey, design, and engineering to develop new enhancement and restoration projects for future implementation. A list of proposed restorations and enhancements must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$4,490,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$460,700
Direct expenses: 
$4,490,000
Administration costs: 
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
7.3
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Restore 100 acres and Enhance 1400 acres of wetlands

Source of Additional Funds: 

private funding

Project Manager

Jon
Schneider
Ducks Unlimited
311 East Lake Geneva Road
Alexandria
MN
56308
(320) 762-9916