Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership , Phase 3

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Pheasants Forever with MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Society
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016
Activity Type: 
Counties Affected: 
Aitkin, Carlton, Kanabec, Pine
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(c )
Appropriation Language 

$1,340,000 in the second 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: 
Other Funds Leveraged: 
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Administration costs: 
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

Protect in fee 1,015 acres of habitat

Source of Additional Funds: 


Project Overview

This sharp-tailed grouse habitat partnership will protect, restore and enhance up to 1,015 acres, primarily brushland, in northeastern Minnesota for addition to the WMA system, providing multiple environmental benefits.

Project Details

Accomplishment Plan:

Project Manager

Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society
644 107th lane nw
Coon Rapids
(763) 754-8361