Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership , Phase 3

Pheasants Forever with MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Society

Quick Facts

Pheasants Forever with MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Society
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient Type: 
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Activity Type: 
Counties Affected 
Aitkin, Carlton, Kanabec, Pine

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:

In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2012
End Date: 
June 2016

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
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: 
Direct expenses: 
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 Manager

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