Optimizing the Nutrition of Roadside Plants for Pollinators

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$815,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pipestone
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 08a
Appropriation Language

$815,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota in cooperation with the Departments of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Transportation and the Board of Water and Soil Resources to produce site-specific recommendations for roadside plantings in Minnesota to maximize the nutritional health of native bees and monarch butterflies that rely on roadside habitat corridors. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$815,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Emilie
Last Name
Snell-Rood
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
1479 Gortner Ave, 140 Gortner Labs
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55108
Phone
(612) 624-7238
Email
emilies@umn.edu