Lower St. Louis River Habitat Restoration

DNR

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
DNR
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
State Government
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
St. Louis

MDNR is implementing a programmatic approach to restore aquatic habitat in the Lower St. Louis River Estuary. Project area located in the Northern Forest planning region.

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. 5(d)
Appropriation Language 

$3,670,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources to restore habitat in the lower St. Louis River estuary. A list of proposed projects must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$3,670,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$2,029,000
Direct expenses: 
$3,599,818
Administration costs: 
$70,182
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
1.75
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Restore 200 acres of habitat

Source of Additional Funds: 

NOAA, USFWS, ACOE

Project Manager

John
Lindgren
MN DNR Fisheries, Region 2
5351 North Shore Drive
Duluth
MN
55804
(218) 525-0852