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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250,000

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:

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Minnesota Recreation and Park Association
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,000

Overall Project Outcomes and Results
The 2004 LCMR Parks Study and the 2003-2008 State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) recommended better coordination among Minnesota's outdoor recreation providers. This project addressed these recommendations by engaging public and private outdoor recreation leaders to transform better coordination into shared knowledge and practices.

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$520,000


Overall Project Outcome and Results
The DNR needed comprehensive information about its conservation easements in a centralized database and an agency-wide plan to monitor and enforce the easements.

Project objectives were to:

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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
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National Wild Turkey Federation
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
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National Wild Turkey Federation
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,000
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The Nature Conservancy
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$317,000
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Pheasants Forever, Inc.
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000
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The Trust for Public Land
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Recipient
Fond du Lac Reservation, Natural Resources Program
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,000
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MN Deer Hunters Association
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
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Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$330,000
Recipient
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Recipient
US Fish and Wildlife Service
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Recipient
Pheasants Forever, Inc.
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Division of Resource Management
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
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MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$73,500
Recipient
Minnesota Land Trust
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$210,000
Recipient
Ducks Unlimited & USDA's NRCS
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$267,500
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Recipient
Concordia College, Moorhead
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

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MN DNR and Wright County
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

OVERALL PROJECT OUTCOME AND RESULTS
During the fourth phase of the Metro Corridors project, the Metro Conservation Corridors Partners continued their work to accelerate protection and restoration of remaining high-quality natural lands in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan Area by strategically coordinating and focusing conservation efforts within a connected and scientifically-identified network of critical lands. This corridor network stretches from the area's urban core to its rural perimeter, including portions of 16 counties.

Recipient
Friends of the MN Valley
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$107,000
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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$225,000
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Friends of the Mississippi River
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$92,000
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Great River Greening
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,000
Recipient
Audubon Minnesota
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$169,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

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Southwest Initiative Foundation
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
The Green Corridor Legacy Program will provide Minnesotans public access to high quality game and wildlife habitat through a multi-year land acquisition plan.

The initial phase of this project included: