Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership, Phase 2

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$988,000
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient: 
Pheasants Forever with Sharp-tailed Grouse Society
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected: 
Aitkin, Kanabec
Project Details:
2012 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(d)
Appropriation Language 

$988,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Pheasants Forever in cooperation with the Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Society to acquire and enhance lands for wildlife management area purposes 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: 
$988,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$988,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
.15
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 745 acres of Habitats

Description of Funds: 
n/a

Project Overview

This program will protect and enhance up to 745 acres, primarily brushland, in Aitkin and Kanabec Counties for addition to the WMA system, providing multiple environmental benefits.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan: http://www.lsohc.leg.mn/FY2012/accomp_plan/3d.pdf

Project Manager

Joe
Pavelko
Pheasants Forever with MN Sharp-Tailed Grouse Society
7975 Acorn Circle
Victoria
MN
55386
612-532-3800