Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership, Phase 2

Pheasants Forever with Sharp-tailed Grouse Society

Quick Facts

Recipient: 
Pheasants Forever with Sharp-tailed Grouse Society
Source: 
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status: 
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Restoration/Enhancement
Counties Affected 
Aitkin, Kanabec

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

Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2012
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 Manager

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