Nature-based programming throughout the County's regional park and trail units (year 1 of 2)
Develop and implement out-reach for nature and outdoor recreation based programming for people of low income and color throughout Ramsey County Regional Parks and Trails. (year 1 of 2)
Sec. 4. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL$17,237,000$18,067,000
(a) $17,237,000 the first year and $18,067,000 the second year are for distribution according to Minnesota Statutes, section 85.53, subdivision 3.
(b) Money appropriated under this section and distributed to implementing agencies must be used to fund the list of recommended projects in the report submitted pursuant to Laws 2013, chapter 137, article 3, section 4, paragraph (o). Projects funded by the money appropriated under this section must be substantially consistent with the project descriptions and dollar amounts in the report. Any funds remaining after completion of the listed projects may be spent by the implementing agencies on projects to support parks and trails.
(c) Grant agreements entered into by the Metropolitan Council and recipients of money appropriated under this section must ensure that the funds are used to supplement and not substitute for traditional sources of funding.
(d) The implementing agencies receiving appropriations under this section shall give consideration to contracting with Conservation Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance, and other activities.
Measure and report the number of programs, events, participants pecentage people of color, participants percentage low-income that comply with poverty income level.
Second successful summer of outdoor programming in 6 regional parks with focus on reaching underserved residents including environmental education, pollinator education, canoeing, archery and fishing programs.