Minnesota's Legacy

Metro Conservation Corridors Phase VIII - Priority Expansion of Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Carver
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Scott
Sibley
Carver
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Scott
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 09g
Appropriation Language

$500,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc. for Phase VIII of the Metro Conservation Corridors partnership to acquire in fee at least 100 acres of priority habitat for the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in the metropolitan area, as defined under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2, and portions of the surrounding counties. A list of proposed acquisitions must be provided as part of the required work plan. Land acquired with this appropriation must be sufficiently improved to meet at least minimum management standards. Expenditures are limited to the identified project corridor areas as defined in the work plan. This appropriation may not be used to purchase habitable residential structures, unless expressly approved in the 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
$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
Deborah
Last Name
Loon
Organization Name
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust Inc
Street Address
2312 Seabury Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55406
Phone
(612) 801-1935
Email
dloon@mnvalleytrust.org