Lower St. Louis River Habitat Restoration

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,670,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
DNR
Recipient Type: 
State Government
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected: 
St. Louis
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
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 Overview

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

Project Manager

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