Promoting Conservation Biocontrol of Beneficial Insects

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000
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
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 08b
Appropriation Language

$400,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to research integrated pest management strategies, including insecticide alternatives, and overwintering habitat sites to conserve beneficial insects, including bees, butterflies, and predator insects. The integrated pest management strategies will be used to develop best management practices to increase pollinator and beneficial insect diversity and abundance in various restored habitats. 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
$400,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Vera
Last Name
Krischik
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
1980 Folwell Ave, #219
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55108
Phone
(612) 625-7044
Email
krisc001@umn.edu