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FY 2019 LSOHC Funding Requests Received

The funding requests below will be considered by the council for recommendation to the 2018 legislature. The council received 52 requests totaling over $338 million.

Subd/Proposal Title Project Manager Organization Requested Amount

Prairie Acquisition
P A 01 DNR WMA and SNA Acquisition - Phase X Jay Johnson MN DNR $5,934,700
P A 02 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program - Phase X Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $13,948,100
P A 03 MN Prairie Recovery Project - Phase VIII Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $7,000,000
P A 04 Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase IX Rich Johnson The Nature Conservancy $6,175,000
P A 05 Cannon River Watershed Habitat Complex - Phase VIII DJ Forbes The Trust for Public Land $3,188,600
P A 06 Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection - Phase VII Judy Schulte MN DNR $8,000,000
P A 07 RIM Buffers for Wildlife and Water - Phase VIII Tabor Hoek BWSR $8,000,000
P A 08 Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley Phase IV Eran Sandquist MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $9,576,700
P A 09 Martin County DNR WMA Acquisition Phase II Doug Hartke Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc. $9,108,000
P A 10 Protect and Restore MN IBAs within the Tallgrass Aspen Parklands - Phase II Kristin Hall Audubon Minnesota $4,065,000
P A 11 Grassland Conservation Partnership - Phase III Emilee Nelson The Conservation Fund $6,514,300
P A 12 Accelerating the USFWS Habitat Conservation Easement Program - Phase I Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $12,570,000
P A 13 East Fork Des Moines River Wetland and Prairie Restoration Michael Forstner Martin County Drainage Authority $2,518,800

Prairie Restore / Enhance
P RE 01 DNR Grasslands - Phase X Greg Hoch MN DNR $17,068,200
P RE 02 Enhanced Public Land - Grasslands - Phase III Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $4,983,700

Forest Acquisition
F A 02 Laurentian Forest - St. Louis County Habitat Project - Phase II Emilee Nelson The Conservation Fund $6,106,000
F A 03 Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape ACUB Protection Program - Phase VII Helen McLennan Morrison SWCD $3,207,000
F A 04 Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration - Phase VI Richard Biske The Nature Conservancy $9,796,200
F A 05 Minnesota Forests for the Future - Phase VI Richard F. Peterson MN DNR Forestry $5,707,300
F A 06 Protect Key Forest Habitat Lands in Cass County - Phase VIII Kirk Titus Cass County $2,000,000
F A 07 State Forest Acquisition - Richard J. Dorer Memorial Forest - Phase V Robert Milne MN DNR Forestry $3,708,500
F A 08 Critical Shoreland Habitat Protection Program - Phase V Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $5,296,200

Forest Restore / Enhance
F RE 01 Improving Forest Wildlife Habitat and Forest Health through Increased Species and Structural Diversity Leslie McInenly MN DNR $987,800
F RE 02 Minnesota Moose Habitat Collaborative - Phase III Craig Engwall MN Deer Hunters Association $6,298,000
F RE 03 Northern Minnesota Forest Recovery Project Jim Manolis The Nature Conservancy $6,123,600

Wetland Acquisition
W A 01 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program - Phase X Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $13,861,100
W A 02 Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection Program - Phase VII Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $13,500,000
W A 03 RIM Wetlands - Phase IX Dave Rickert BWSR $20,000,000
W A 04 Wetland Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase III Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $5,283,900

Wetland Restore / Enhance
W RE 01 Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement - Phase X Ricky Lien DNR $6,900,000
W RE 02 Living Shallow Lake Enhancement & Wetland Restoration Initiative - Phase VI Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $6,900,000

Habitat Acquisition
H A 02 Metro Big Rivers - Phase VIII Deborah Loon MN Valley Trust $8,217,000
H A 03 Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor Project - Phase III Tim Terrill Mississippi Headwaters Board $8,099,700
H A 04 Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase IV Lindsey Ketchel Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation $7,099,700
H A 05 DNR Trout Stream Conservation Easements Martin Jennings MN DNR $3,030,000
H A 06 Metro Wildlife Management Areas Emilee Nelson The Conservation Fund $2,502,000
H A 07 Dakota County Habitat ProtectionRestoration Phase VI Lisa West Dakota County $6,250,000
H A 08 Hennepin County Habitat Conservation Program - Phase I Karen Galles Hennepin County $5,000,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
H RE 01 Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement, Phase X John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $3,450,000
H RE 02 Lower Mississippi River Habitat Partnership (Phase IV)-Upper Pool 9 Backwater Enhancement and Floodplain Forest Restoration Dan Dieterman MN DNR $1,555,400
H RE 03 St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - Phase V John Lindgren MN DNR $8,598,000
H RE 04 Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation - Phase III Kevin J. Bovee Lake Superior Steelhead Association $3,600,000
H RE 05 Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat Restoration Program - Phase VII Andy Henschel Shell Rock River Watershed District $3,034,800
H RE 06 Lake George Dam and Rum River Erosion Glenn Fuchs Anoka County Parks $539,000
H RE 07 Buffalo River Watershed Stream Habitat Program - Phase I Bruce Albright Buffalo-Red River Watershed District $1,700,000
H RE 08 Two Rivers Fish Passage Restoration and Habitat Enhancement Dave Treumer City of Hallock $2,000,000
H RE 09 Six Mile Creek-Halsted Bay Habitat Restoration - Phase I Anna Brown Minnehaha Creek Watershed District $795,000
H RE 10 Slow the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer Mark Abrahamson MN Department of Agriculture $14,689,500
H RE 11 (formerly H A 01) DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Brian Nerbonne MN DNR $11,838,900

Other
CPL Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat - Phase IX Jessica Lee MN DNR $12,036,000
O 1 Contract Management 2018 Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN DNR $210,000
O 2 Restoration Evaluations Wade Johnson MN DNR $150,000
Total:
$338,721,700