Thirteen Counties Propagating Native Plants and Restoring Diverse Habitats

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Martin County SWCD
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Faribault
Freeborn
Jackson
Lake
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 08b
Appropriation Language

$495,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Martin County Soil and Water Conservation District for a cooperative 13-county effort by Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Crow Wing, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, Lake, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties to protect and expand native forest and prairie habitat for species in greatest conservation need in four regions of the state through collection and propagation of local ecotype native plants, habitat restoration efforts, and educational outreach. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Rich
Last Name
Perrine
Organization Name
Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc.
Street Address
923 State St N, Ste 110
City
Fairmont
State
MN
Zip Code
56031
Phone
(507) 235-6680
Email
richard.perrine@mn.nacdnet.net