Evaluating the Use of Bison to Restore and Preserve Savanna Habitat

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$388,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN - Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Anoka
Isanti
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 08c
Appropriation Language

$388,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, to research combined bison grazing and fire management strategies to restore Minnesota's oak savanna ecosystems. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$388,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Forest
Last Name
Isbell
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
2660 Fawn Lake Drive NE
City
East Bethel
State
MN
Zip Code
55005
Phone
(612) 301-2601
Email
isbell@umn.edu