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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