Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$7,500,000
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: 
Hennepin, Jackson
Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(h)
Appropriation Language 

$7,500,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources to design, construct, operate, and evaluate structural deterrents for Asian carp to protect Minnesota's aquatic habitat. Use of this money requires a one-to-one match for projects on state boundary waters.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$7,500,000
Other Funds Leveraged: 
$0
Direct expenses: 
$7,402,000
Administration costs: 
$98,000
Number of full time equivalents funded: 
1
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 

design, install and evaluate deterrent barriers in Minnesota

Source of Additional Funds: 

n/a

Project Overview

Funding will be used to design, install and evaluate deterrent barriers in Minnesota and to cost share barriers in northwest Iowa to limit or slow the movement of Asian carp.

Project Details

Project Manager

Tim
Schlagenhaft
DNR
500 Lafayette Raod
St. Paul
MN
55155
651-345-3365