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FY 2014 LSOHC Requests Received


The below funding requests were considered by the council for recommendation to the 2013 legislature. The council received 43 requests totaling over $227 million.

Proposal  

Title

Project Manager

Organization

Requests


Prairie Acquisition

P A 01

Grasslands for the Future

Kevin Lines

Board of Water and Soil Resources

$20,000,000

P A 02

Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program, Phase 5

Joe Pavelko

Pheasants Forever

$15,000,000

P A 03

DNR Wildlife Management Area, Scientific and Natural Area and Native Prairie Bank Easement Acquisition, Ph. V

Patrick Rivers

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$14,840,300

P A 04

Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project, Phase 4

Neal Feeken

The Nature Conservancy

$9,122,800

P A 05

Minnesota Buffers for Wildlife and Water, Phase 3

Matt Holland and
Tabor Hoek

Pheasants Forever and
BWSR

$5,000,000

P A 06

Green Corridor Legacy Program Phase 5

Bradley Cobb

Green Corridor Inc.

$4,226,000

P A 07

Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex, Phase 3

Becca Nash

The Trust for Public Land

$2,500,000


Prairie Restore / Enhance

P RE 01

DNR Grassland Phase 5

Bill Penning

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$3,976,300


Forest Acquisition

F A 01

Minnesota Forests for the Future/State Forests, Phase 4

David Schuller

DNR - Forestry

$13,085,000

F A 02

Young Forest Conservation

George Fenwick

American Bird Conservancy

$4,771,000

F A 03

The Camp Ripley Partnership: Protecting the Mission and Mighty Mississippi River, Phase 3

Helen McLennan

Morrison SWCD

$3,048,000

F A 04

Preventing Forest Fragmentation and Protecting and Restoring Lake and Stream Habitat in the St. Louis River Watershed

Thomas Howes

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

$2,476,000

F A 05

NE MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Habitat Partnerhip, Phase IV

Joe Pavelko

Pheasants Forever

$2,100,000

F A 06

Protect (Acquire) Key Forest Habitat Lands in Cass County, Phase 4

Joshua Stevenson

Cass County

$1,233,200


Forest Restore / Enhance

F RE 01

DNR Accelerated Forest Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Program, Phase 4

Bob Welsh

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$7,239,000

F RE 02

MN Moose Habitat Collaborative, Phase 2

Mark Johnson

MN Deer Hunters Association

$2,153,200

F RE 03

Defending the St. Croix Riverway From a Bittersweet Onslaught

Monika Chandler

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

$550,500


Wetland Acquisition

W A 01

The RIM-WRP Partnership: Phase V

Kevin Lines

BWSR with Ducks Unlimited

$26,000,000

W A 02

Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program, Phase 5

Joe Pavelko

Pheasants Forever

$10,000,000

W A 03

Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection Program - Phase III

Jon Schneider

Ducks Unlimited

$5,000,000

W A 04

Wild Rice Shoreland Protection, Phase 2

Dan Steward

Minnesota BWSR

$4,926,000

W A 05

McGregor Marsh Wetland Protection

Ray Norrgard, Gary Drotts

MN DNR

$2,396,000

W A 06

Wetland Habitat Protection Program

Sarah Strommen

Minnesota Land Trust

$2,170,000


Wetland Restore / Enhance

W RE 01

Accelerated Wetland and Shallow Lake Enhancement, Phase 5

Ray Norrgard

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$3,179,000

W RE 02

Pelican Lake Enhancement

Ricky Lien

MN DNR

$2,137,000

W RE 03

Albert Lea Lake Management and Invasive Species Control Structure

Andy Henschel

Shell Rock River Watershed District

$1,127,600

W RE 04

Goose Lake Restoration and Carp Exclusion Project

Andy Henschel

Shell Rock River Watershed District

$ 412,000


Habitat Acquisition

H A 01

DNR Aquatic Habitat Program, Phase 5

Michael Duval

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$16,895,000

H A 02

Habitat Protection in Dakota County, Phase 4

Alan Singer

Dakota County

$4,100,000

H A 03

Root River Protection and Restoration

Richard Biske

The Nature Conservancy

$3,774,600

H A 04

Metro Big Rivers Habitat Phase 4

Deborah Loon

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.

$2,456,000

H A 05

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Acquisition of Property Surrounding Lake Tamarack

Peter Moe

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

$1,500,000

H A 06

Critical Shoreland Habitat Protection Program: Phase 2

Kris Larson

Minnesota Land Trust

$1,420,000


Habitat Restore / Enhance

H RE 01

Wildlife Habitat Restoration and Enhancement in Metropolitan Regional Parks System

Arne Stefferud

Metropolitan Council

$ 6,346,000

H RE 02

Duluth 2012 Flood: Stream Habitat Restoration Program

Kate Kubiak

South St. Louis SWCD

$ 6,023,000

H RE 03

Lower Mississippi River Habitat Partnership, Phase 3

Jim Nissen

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

$3,400,000

H RE 04

Lake Zumbro Habitat Restoration Project

Terry Lee

Lake Zumbro Improvement Association

$3,000,000

H RE 05

Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement Program, Phase 5

John Lenczewski

Minnesota Trout Unlimited

$2,900,000

H RE 06

Developing a National Destination for Trout Angling Cold Water Enthusiasts

Joe Hoffman

City of Preston

$935,000


Other

O 1

Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program, Phase 5

Sam Fleitman

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$6,028,700

O 2

Contract Management

Kristel Lynch

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$175,000

O 3

Restoration Evaluations Program, Phase 3

Wade Johnson

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$92,000

O 4

High-Priority Pre-Transaction Service Acceleration for Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Larry R. Kramka

MN Dept of Natural Resources

$50,000