Multi-benefit Watershed Scale Conservation on North Central Lakes

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$950,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2018
Counties Affected
Cass
Crow Wing
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 09j
Appropriation Language

$950,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Water and Soil Resources to secure permanent conservation easements on at least 480 acres of high-quality habitat in Crow Wing and Cass Counties. Of this amount, up to $65,000 must be deposited in a conservation easement stewardship account; and $54,000 is for an agreement with the Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation in cooperation with Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District and Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District. Deposits into the conservation easement stewardship account must be made upon closing on conservation easements or at a time otherwise approved in the work plan. A list of proposed easement acquisitions 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
$950,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Click on Work Plan under Project Details.

Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Lindsey
Last Name
Ketchel
Organization Name
Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation
Street Address
PO Box 129
City
Walker
State
MN
Zip Code
56484
Phone
(218) 547-4510
Email
llawf@tds.net