Minnesota's Legacy

Metro Conservation Corridors Phase VIII - Prairie, Forest, and Savanna Restoration in Greater Metropolitan Area

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$276,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Friends of the Mississippi River
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Dakota
Hennepin
Washington
Dakota
Hennepin
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 08e
Appropriation Language

$276,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Friends of the Mississippi River for Phase VIII of the Metro Conservation Corridors partnership to conduct restoration activities on at least 195 acres of forest and savanna and at least 60 acres of prairie to preserve and increase wildlife habitat in the metropolitan area, as defined under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2, and portions of the surrounding counties. Expenditures are limited to the identified project corridor areas as defined in the work plan. A list of proposed restorations must be provided as part of the required work plan. 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
$276,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Click on Work Plan under Project Details.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Click on Work Plan under Project Details.

Project Manager
First Name
Betsy
Last Name
Daub
Organization Name
Friends of the Mississippi River
Street Address
101 Fifth St E, Ste 2000
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55101
Phone
(651) 222-2193
Email
bdaub@fmr.org