Rearing Native Mussels for Reintroduction and Expanding Water Quality Awareness

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$591,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Recipient Type
State Government
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. 04c
Appropriation Language

$591,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Minnesota Zoological Garden in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources to accelerate the reintroduction of native mussels into Minnesota rivers and streams through expanded mussel rearing, research, and statewide educational activities promoting mussel conservation and water quality. 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
$591,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Seth
Last Name
Stapleton
Organization Name
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Street Address
13000 Zoo Blvd
City
Apple Valley
State
MN
Zip Code
55124
Phone
(952) 431-9443
Email
seth.stapleton@state.mn.us