Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council



FY 2013 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the September 20, 2010 Council meeting, members recommended funding for 30 programs totalling $97,420,000. Managers completed the below draft accomplishment plans for their programs reflecting the recommended amounts.

FY 2013 Final Appropriation Language and Accomplishment Plans



Project Manager


Funded Amount

Subd. 2. Prairies

2(a)/P A 03

Minnesota Buffers for Water and Wildlife - II

Matt Holland and
Tabor Hoek

Pheasants Forever, DNR and


2(b)/P A 04

Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project 3

Neal Feeken

The Nature Conservancy


2(c)/P A 05

Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex, Phase II

Becca Nash

The Trust for Public Land


2(d)/P A 06

DNR Wildlife Management Area Acquisition

Dennis Simon

MN Dept of Natural Resources


2(e)/P A 07

Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition

Micheal Pressman and
Alice Hanley

The Nature Conservancy and


2(f)/P A 08

Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program Phase 4

Joe Pavelko

Pheasants Forever


2(g)/P A 11

Green Corridor Legacy Program Phase IV

Bradley Cobb

Redwood Area Development Corporation


2(h)/P RE 01

DNR Prairie/Grassland Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Bill Penning

MN Dept of Natural Resources


2(i)/P RE 02

Habitat Restoration/Enhancement in the Anoka Sandplain -Phase 2

Wayne Ostlie

Great River Greening


2(j)/P RE 04

Enhanced Public Land Grasslands

Greg Hoch and
Joe Pavelko

MN Prairie Chicken Society and
Pheasants Forever


Subd. 3 Forests

3(a)/F A 01

Protecting Mississippi River Corridor Habitat ACUB Partnership

Helen McLennan
and Dan Steward

Morrison SWCD, Camp Ripley and BWSR


3(b)/F A 02

Mississippi River Northwoods Habitat Complex Protection

Susan Schmidt

The Trust for Public Land and Partners


3(c)/F A 06

Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership

Ward Julien

Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society


3(d)/F A 07

Protect (Acquire) Key Forest Habitat Lands in Cass County

Joshua Stevenson

Cass County


3(e)/F RE 02

Minnesota Moose Habitat Collaborative

Mark Johnson

Minnesota Deer Hunters Association


Subd. 4 Wetlands

4(a)/W A 01

The RIM-WRP Partnership

Kevin J. Lines and
Tim Koehler

BWSR and


4(b)/P A 09

Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program, Phase 4

Joe Pavelko and
Jim Leach

Pheasants Forever and


4(c)/W A 02

Columbus Lake Conservation Area

John VonDeLinde

Anoka County - Parks and Recreation


4(d)/W RE 01

Living Shallow Lakes & Wetlands Initiative

Jon Schneider

Ducks Unlimited


4(e)/W RE 02

Wetland and Shallow Lake Enhancement

Ray Norrgard

MN Dept of Natural Resources


4(f)/W RE 03

Marsh Lake Enhancement

Ray Norrgard

MN Dept of Natural Resources


Subd. 5 Habitat

5(a)/H A 01

DNR Aquatic Habitat Program

Michael Duval

MN Dept of Natural Resources


5(b)/H A 02

Metro Big Rivers Habitat Phase 3

Deborah Loon

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.


5(c)/H A 03

Riparian and Lakeshore Protection/ Managemment in Dakota County

Alan Singer

Dakota County


5(d)/H RE 01

Lower St. Louis River Habitat Restoration

John Lindgren

MN Dept of Natural Resources


5(e)/H RE 02

Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Habitat Enhancement Program

John Lenczewski

Minnesota Trout Unlimited


5(f)/H RE 03

Grand Marais Creek Outlet Restoration

Myron Jesme

Red Lake Watershed District


5(g)/H RE 05

Knife River Habitat Restoration

Craig Wilson

Lake Superior Steelhead Association

$ 380,000

5(h)/X 04

Protect Habitat from Asian Carp

Tim Schlagenhaft

MN Dept of Natural Resources


5(i)/X 01

Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

to be determined

MN Dept of Natural Resources


Subd. 6 Administration

6(a)/X 02

Contract Management

Kristel Lynch

MN Dept of Natural Resources


6(b)/X 03

Technical Assistance Panel

Rachel Hopper

MN Dept of Natural Resources


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