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FY 2017 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the December 3, 2015 council meeting, members recommended funding for 40 programs totalling $115,754,000. Below, managers have completed DRAFT accomplishment plans for their programs reflecting the recommended amounts. These plans have NOT been approved by the council, nor have the recommended amounts been appropriated by the legislature.

Subd Title Project Manager Organization Amount Recommended

Prairies
2(a) DNR WMA and SNA Acquisition, Phase VIII Pat Rivers DNR $ 3,250,000
2(b) Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Acquisition, Phase VIII Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever $ 5,229,000
2(c) Martin County/Fox Lake WMA Acquisition Doug Hartke Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc. $ 1,000,000
2(d) Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition, Phase VII Rich Johnson The Nature Conservancy $ 3,411,000
2(e) Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex, Phase VI Robert McGillivray Trust for Public Land $ 583,000
2(f) Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection, Phase V Judy Schulte DNR $ 2,541,000
2(g) Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Buffers for Wildlife and Water, Phase VI Tabor Hoek BWSR $ 6,708,000
2(h) Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley, Phase II Eran Sandquist MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $ 2,269,000
2(i) Grasslands Conservation Partnership, Phase II Steve Hobbs The Conservation Fund $ 1,475,000
2(j) Accelerated Prairie Restoration and Enhancement on DNR Lands, Phase VIII Greg Hoch MN DNR $ 3,983,000
2(k) Anoka Sandplain Habitat Restoration and Enhancement, Phase IV Wayne Ostlie Great River Greening $ 1,208,000

Forests
3(a) Young Forest Conservation, Phase II George Fenwick American Bird Conservancy $ 1,369,000
3(b) Jack Pine Forest/Crow Wing River Watershed Habitat Acquisition Craig Engwall MN Deer Hunters Association $ 5,532,000
3(c) Camp Ripley Partnership, Phase VI Helen McLennan Morrison SWCD $ 1,500,000
3(d) Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration, Phase IV Richard Biske The Nature Conservancy $ 5,000,000
3(e) Minnesota Forests for the Future, Phase IV Richard F. Peterson MN DNR Forestry $ 1,840,000
3(f) Protect Key Forest Lands in Cass County, Phase VII Joshua Stevenson Cass County $ 500,000
3(g) State Forest Acquisitions, Phase III Robert Milne DNR - Forestry $ 1,000,000
3(h) Forest Habitat Protection Revolving Account Richard F. Peterson MN DNR Forestry $ 1,000,000
3(i) Mississippi River Floodplain Forest Enhancement, Phase II Tim Schlagenhaft Audubon Minnesota $ 412,000
3(j) Protecting Forest Wildlife Habitat in the Wild Rice River Watershed Lorena Vogt White Earth Nation $ 2,188,000

Wetlands
4(a) Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Acquisition, Phase VIII Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever $ 6,307,000
4(b) Shallow Lake and Wetland Protection Program, Phase V Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $ 5,801,000
4(c) RIM Wetlands Partnership, Phase VII Dave Rickert BWSR $ 13,808,000
4(d) Wetland Habitat Protection Program, Phase II Kris Larson Minnesota Land Trust $ 1,629,000
4(e) Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement, Phase VIII Ricky Lien DNR $ 2,167,000
4(f) Marsh Lake, Phase II Ricky Lien MN DNR Div. Fish and Wildlife $ 2,000,000

Habitats
5(a) DNR Aquatic Habitat Protection, Phase VIII Martin Jennings MN DNR $ 1,578,000
5(b) Metro Big Rivers Habitat, Phase VII Deborah Loon Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc. (Metro Big Rivers) $ 4,000,000
5(c) Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor Partnership, Phase II Tim Terrill Mississippi Headwaters Board $ 3,150,000
5(d) Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes, Phase II Lindsey Ketchel Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation $ 1,425,000
5(e) Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement and Restoration, Phase VIII John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $ 2,632,000
5(f) DNR Stream Habitat Brian Nerbonne MN DNR $ 2,074,000
5(g) St. Louis River Restoration Initiative, Phase III John Lindgren MN DNR $ 2,707,000
5(h) Sand Hill River Fish Passage, Phase II Daniel Wilkens Sand Hill River Watershed District $ 828,000
5(i) Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat Restoration Program, Phase V Andy Henschel Shell Rock River Watershed District $ 1,200,000
5(j) Roseau Lake Rehabilitation John Williams, Tracy Halstensgard MN Dept of Natural Resources & Roseau River Watershed District $ 2,763,000
5(k) Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat, Phase VIII Jessica Lee MN Dept of Natural Resources $ 9,412,000

Administration
6(a) Contract Management 2016 Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN Dept of Natural Resources $ 150,000
6(b)   Technical Evaluation Panel Wade Johnson MN Dept of Natural Resources $ 125,000
Total:
$ 115,754,000