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FY 2020 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the December 11, 2018 council meeting, members recommended funding for 44 programs totaling $127,505,000. 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/Proposal Title Project Manager Organization Amount Recommended

Prairie Acquisition
2a / P A 01 DNR WMA and SNA Acquisition - Phase XI Jay Johnson MN DNR $ 2,519,000
2b / P A 02 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program - Phase XI Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $ 6,060,000
2c / P A 03 MN Prairie Recovery Project - Phase IX Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $ 3,058,000
2d / P A 04 Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase X Rich Johnson The Nature Conservancy $ 2,383,000
2e / P A 05 Lower Wild Rice Corridor Habitat Restoration - Phase II Kevin Ruud Wild Rice Watershed District $ 2,975,000
2f / P A 06 Martin County DNR WMA Acquisition - Phase III Doug Hartke Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc. $ 3,650,000
2g / P A 07 RIM Grasslands Reserve John Voz BWSR $ 2,276,000
2h / P A 08 Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley - Phase V Eran Sandquist MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $ 2,558,000

Prairie Restore / Enhance
2i / P RE 01 DNR Grassland Enhancement - Phase XI Greg Hoch MN DNR $ 8,861,000
2j / P RE 02 Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Conservation - Phase VI Wiley Buck Great River Greening $ 2,573,000
2k / P RE 03 Fairmont Chain of Lakes Habitat Restoration - Phase I Troy Nemmers City of Fairmont $ 1,390,000

Forest Acquisition
3a / F A 01 Protecting Stategic Forestlands Near Camp Ripley Emilee Nelson The Conservation Fund $ 3,348,000
3b / F A 02 Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration - Phase VII Richard Biske The Nature Conservancy $ 5,741,000
3c / F A 03 Minnesota Forests for the Future - Phase VII Angela Yuska MN DNR $ 4,573,000

Forest Restore / Enhance
3d / F RE 01 Floodplain Forest Enhancement - Mississippi River - Phase III Andrew Beebe Audubon MN $ 1,357,000
3e / F RE 02 Enhanced Public Land - Open Landscapes Alex Nelson MN Sharp-Tailed Grouse Society / Pheasants Forever $ 955,000
3f / F RE 03 Minnesota Forest Recovery Project - Phase I Jim Manolis The Nature Conservancy $ 1,058,000

Wetland Acquisition
4a / W A 01 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program - Phase XI Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $ 5,631,000
4b / W A 02 Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection Program - Phase VIII Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $ 6,150,000
4c / W A 03 Wetland Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase IV Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $ 2,129,000
4d / W A 04 Wild Rice Shoreland Protection - Phase VI Dan Steward BWSR $ 1,187,000

Wetland Restore / Enhance
4e / W RE 01 Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement - Phase XI Ricky Lien DNR $ 3,541,000
4f / W RE 03 Restoration of Non-Native Cattail Dominated Wetlands in Border Waters Bryce Olson Voyageurs National Park $ 1,270,000
4g / W RE 04 Big Rice Lake Wild Rice Enhancement Ricky Lien MN DNR $ 845,000

Habitat Acquisition
5a / H A 01 St. Croix Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration - Phase I Monica Zachay St. Croix River Association $ 3,751,000
5b / H A 02 Metro Big Rivers - Phase IX Deborah Loon MN Valley Trust $ 4,163,000
5c / H A 03 Dakota County Habitat Protection/Restoration - Phase VII Lisa West Dakota County $ 3,516,000
5d / H A 04 Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase V Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $ 3,365,000
5e / H A 05 Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration Scott Henderson Sauk River Watershed District $ 2,946,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
5f / H RE 01 Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement - Phase XI John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $ 2,359,000
5g / H RE 02 DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Brian Nerbonne MN DNR $ 3,208,000
5h / H RE 03 St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - Phase VI Melissa Sjolund MN DNR $ 3,777,000
5i / H RE 04 Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation - Phase IV Kevin J. Bovee Zeitgeist & Lake Superior Steelhead Association $ 891,000
5j / H RE 05 Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat Restoration Program - Phase VIII Courtney Phillips Shell Rock River Watershed District $ 2,046,000
5k / H RE 06 Pine River Fish Passage Project 2020 Beth Hippert Crow Wing SWCD $ 1,246,000
5l / H RE 07 Sauk River Dam Fish Passage Greg Berg Stearns SWCD $ 737,000
5m / H RE 08 Restoration of Norway Brook connectivity to the Pine River Mike Hansen City of Pine River $ 2,267,000
5n / H RE 10 Pig's Eye Lake Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Scott Yonke Ramsey County Parks and Recreation $ 4,337,000
5o / H RE 12 Restoring the Upper Mississippi River at Lake Pepin - Phase I Rylee Main Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance $ 750,000

Other
5p / CPL Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat - Phase XI Jessica Lee MN DNR $ 11,138,000
6a / O 1 Contract Management 2019 Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN DNR $ 210,000
6b Administrative Budget LSOHC LCC $ 555,000
6c / O 2 Restoration Evaluations Wade Johnson MN DNR $ 150,000
6d LCC Website LCC LCC $ 5,000
Total:
$127,505,000