Minnesota's Legacy

Biological Control of Canada Thistle

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 06c
Appropriation Language

$300,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to develop a biological control for Canada thistle, an invasive plant species in Minnesota. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2018, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Roger
Last Name
Becker
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
1991 Upper Buford Cir, 411 Borlaug Hall
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55108
Phone
(612) 625-5753
Email
becke003@umn.edu