Minnesota's Legacy

Effects of Grazing Versus Fire for Prairie Management

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$414,000
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 2018
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 03o
Appropriation Language

$414,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to compare the effects of conservation grazing and prescribed fire on tallgrass prairie plants and pollinators in Minnesota in order to inform and improve land management practices. 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
$414,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Susan
Last Name
Galatowitsch
Organization Name
U of MN - AIS Center
Street Address
2003 Upper Buford Cir, 135 Skok Hall
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55108
Phone
(612) 624-3242
Email
galat001@umn.edu