Land Addition to Janet Johnson Memorial WMA

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$577,000
Fund Source
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Recipient
Chisago County
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Land Acquisition
Counties Affected
Chisago
Legal Citation / Subdivision
ML 2011, First Special Session, Ch. 6, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(c)
Appropriation Language

$577,000 the first year is to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Chisago County to acquire land in fee to be added to the Janet Johnson Memorial Wildlife Management Area under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8. A list of proposed land acquisitions must be provided as part of the required accomplishment plan.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$577,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$15,000
Direct expenses
$3,200
Number of full time equivalents funded
.15
Measurable Outcome(s)

This program attempted to complete an acquisition that failed.

Source of Additional Funds

NGO Volunteers and County Personnel

Project Overview

Attempted to Acquire 108.5 acres of land adjacent to the 555 acre Janet Johnson WMA. The land is a mix of forest (29 acres), wetlands (35 acres on the NWI), and agriculture (44.5 acres).

Project Details

Acquisition failed due to land seller not agreeing with the appraised value of the parcel.

Project Manager
First Name
Jeffrey
Last Name
Fertig
Organization Name
Chisago County Department of Environmental Service
Street Address
313 North Main Street, Room 243
City
Center City
State
MN
Zip Code
55056
Phone
651-213-8378
Email
jafertig@co.chisago.mn.us