Overall Project Outcome and Results (includes Use and Dissemination)
Minnesota's native prairie covered about 18 million acres at the time of the public land surveys (1847-1908); currently less than one percent remains. This multi-faceted prairie project was designed to increase conservation of native prairie and provide tools for long-term management and assessment of this rare resource. Project results addressed:
Above the Falls Regional Park, acquire parcel including acquisition construction for surveys, site investigations, title review, appraisals, environmental assessment, clean-up, demolition, site utilities, related design and engineering, and project management.