Minnesota's Legacy

Enhancing Understanding of Minnesota River Aquatic Ecosystem

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
MN DNR
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2019
Counties Affected
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Dakota
Hennepin
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Redwood
Renville
Scott
Sibley
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Dakota
Hennepin
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Redwood
Renville
Scott
Sibley
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 03i
Appropriation Language

$500,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources to accelerate collection of baseline data to enhance understanding of the Minnesota River ecosystem, measure future impacts of changing climate and landscapes on the aquatic ecosystem, and guide future management efforts. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2019, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Tony
Last Name
Sindt
Organization Name
MN DNR
Street Address
20596 Hwy 7
City
Hutchinson
State
MN
Zip Code
55350
Phone
(320) 234-2550
Email
anthony.sindt@state.mn.us