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FY2011 Proposals Received

The Council received 42 proposals totaling over $185.5 million. The Council met on November 12, 2009 to determine which programs to call in for a hearing.26 programs were selected and those are indicated with a (H) after the project number below.

Proposal # Proposal Title Project Manager Organization $ Requested
1 (H) 550 Acre Land Acquisition along the Rum River and Cedar Creek in Anoka John VonDeLinde Anoka County Parks and Recreation $ 1,900,000
2 (H) Little Nokasippi River Wildlife Management Area Dan Steward BWSR $ 1,225,000
3 Agassiz Lowlands Environmental Learning Area Wetland Habitat Restoration Steve Wymore Lake of the Woods School, ISD #390 $ 173,000
4 North Ottawa Impoundment Project Phase V Jon Roeschlein Bois de Sioux Watershed District $ 3,000,000
5 (H) Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Reserve - Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) Leveraging Project Kevin J. Lines and Tim Koehler BWSR and USDA - NRCS $ 18,000,000
6 Habitat Enhancement and Restoration in the Minnesota River Watershed Dave Neu National Wild Turkey Federation $ 1,914,500
7 (H) Washington County St. Croix River Land Protection Jane Harper Washington County $ 4,000,000
8 (H) Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR Land Acquisition Alice M. Hanley US Fish and Wildlife Service $ 3,500,000
9 (H) The Green Corridor Legacy Program by Green Corridor Inc. Bradley H. Cobb Redwood Area Communities Foundation (RACF) $ 4,165,835
10 (H) Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program in Minnesota: Protecting Our Investment. Jim Leach USFWS $ 6,865,000
11 Redwood Cottonwood Rivers Control Area and the City of Redwood Falls James Doering Redwood Cottonwood Rivers Control Area & City of Redwood Falls $ 4,612,500
12 South Central Wildlife Heritage Initiative Kay Clark Greater Blue Earth River Basin Alliance $ 1,000,000
13 Historic Rice Lake Restoration Joel Schmidt Red Wing Wildlife League (RWWL) $ 1,220,000
14 (H) Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Habitat Ward Julien MN Sharp-tailed Grouse Society $ 3,759,400
15 (H) RIM for Forest Habitat Steve Hughes SWCD District Manager $ 3,300,000
16 The Fish Creek Corridor Acquisition Program DuWayne Konewko City of Maplewood $ 2,500,000
17 (H) Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project Tom Landwehr The Nature Conservancy $ 6,286,298
18 (H) Valley Creek Protection Partnership Sarah Strommen Minnesota Land Trust $ 2,530,000
19 (H) Critical Shoreline Habitat Protection Program Kris William Larson MN Land Trust $ 1,200,000
20 (H) Metro Big Rivers Habitat Deborah Loon MN National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc. $ 4,490,733
21 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Land Acquisition Dr. Mary Meyer Minnesota Landscape Arboretum $ 2,500,000
22 (H) Protect (Acquire) Key Industrial Forest Land Tracts in Central MN Joshua Stevenson Cass County $ 1,000,000
23 (H) Riparian and Lakeshore Protection, Restoration and Access in Dakota County Alan Singer Dakota County $ 6,500,000
24 Lake Zumbro Restoration Project - Dredging with Nature Terry Lee Olmsted County $ 5,000,000
25 Lake Waconia Shoreline Preservation and Public Water Access Marty Walsh Carver County $ 1,260,000
26 Grand Marais Creek Outlet Restoration Myron Jesme Red Lake Watershed District $ 4,740,000
27 Mustinka River Channel Rehabilitation, Reconnection, and Northern Pike Spawning Area Jon Roeschlein Bois de Sioux Watershed District $ 2,650,000
28 Sand Hill River Dams Modifications for Fish Passage and Habitat Connectivity Dan Wilkens Sand Hill River Watershed District $ 1,937,000
29 (H) Restoring and Enhancing Wildlife Habitat on Key Public Lands Across the Anoka Sand Plain through Collaborative Partnerships Wayne Ostlie Great River Greening $ 1,425,563
30 (H) Accelerated Forest Wildlife Habitat Program Cynthia Osmundson DNR - Fish and Wildlife $ 17,523,000
31 (H) Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Enhancement, Restoration, and Protection Partnership Ray Norrgard and Jon Schneider DNR - Fisheries & Wildlife and Ducks Unlimited $ 7,841,000
32 (H) Restoring Fish & Wildlife Populations in the Lower St. Louis River (Implementing the Remedial Action Plan) Knowlton Creek Fishery Restoration and Enhancement Project John Lindgren DNR - Duluth Area Fisheries $ 2,971,000
33 (H) DNR Aquatic Habitat Program Michael Duval DNR $ 17,158,000
34 (H) Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Enhancement Program on DNR lands and Roadsides Bill Penning DNR $ 12,603,000
35 (H) Lower Mississippi River Habitat Restoration Partnership Tim Schlagenhaft DNR $ 5,528,000
36 (H) Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program Leslie Tannahill DNR $ 4,580,000
37 (H) Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Restoration And Enhancement Program John Lenczewski Minnesota Council of Trout Unlimited $ 1,397,000
38 (H) Prairie Heritage Fund Matt Holland Pheasants Forever $ 4,000,000
39 (H) Porter Creek Conservation Area Mark Themig Scott County $ 4,150,000
40 City of Albert Lea - Land Between the Lakes Habitat Restoration, Enhancement and Public Access Improvement Victoria Simonsen City of Alber Lea $ 1,342,026
41 Swan Lake Area Wildlife Management Area Land Acquisition Pell Johnson Swan Lake Area Wildlife Association $ 1,799,400
42 Sandy Lake Habitat Project Wayne Alden T.A. Towers $ 2,000,000