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FY 2013 LSOHC Requests Received

The below funding requests were considered by the council for recommendation to the 2012 legislature. The council received 43 requests totaling over $207 million.

Proposal Title Project Manager Organization Requested Amount

Prairie Acquisition
P A 01 Conserving Grasslands and Working Lands for Wildlife Bill Penning and Tabor Hoek MN Dept of Natural Resources / BWSR $10,000,000
P A 02 SNA and Native Prairie Bank Easement Acquisition Margaret (Peggy) Booth MN Dept of Natural Resources $3,276,027
P A 03 Minnesota Buffers for Water and Wildlife - II Matt Holland and Tabor Hoek Pheasants Forever, DNR and BWSR $5,000,000
P A 04 Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project 3 Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $7,699,181
P A 05 Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex, Phase II Becca Nash The Trust for Public Land $2,888,000
P A 06 DNR Wildlife Management Area Acquisition Dennis Simon MN Dept of Natural Resources $8,028,000
P A 07 Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition Micheal Pressman and Alice Hanley The Nature Conservancy and USFWS $3,500,000
P A 08 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program Phase 4 Joe Pavelko Pheasants Forever $6,700,000
P A 09 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program, Phase 4 Joe Pavelko and Jim Leach Pheasants Forever and USFWS $7,500,000
P A 10 Prairie Chicken Wildlife Habitat Partnership Greg Hoch MN Prairie Chicken Society $3,150,000
P A 11 Green Corridor Legacy Program Phase IV Bradley Cobb Redwood Area Development Corporation $6,306,000

Prairie Restore / Enhance
P RE 01 DNR Prairie/Grassland Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Bill Penning MN Dept of Natural Resources $4,440,767
P RE 02 Habitat Restoration/Enhancement in the Anoka Sandplain -Phase 2 Wayne Ostlie Great River Greening $1,455,720
P RE 03 Mid-Minnesota River Corridor Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Catherine M. Fouchi MN Dept of Natural Resources $1,317,000
P RE 04 Enhanced Public Land Grasslands Greg Hoch and Joe Pavelko MN Prairie Chicken Society and Pheasants Forever $3,000,000

Forest Acquisition
F A 01 Protecting Mississippi River Corridor Habitat ACUB Partnership Helen McLennan Morrison SWCD, Camp Ripley and BWSR $3,097,900
F A 02 Mississippi River Northwoods Habitat Complex Protection Susan Schmidt The Trust for Public Land and Partners $14,500,000
F A 03 Minnesota Forests for the Future Phase 4 Richard Peterson MN Dept of Natural Resources $7,500,000
F A 04 Root River Watershed Acquisition and Restoration Hannah Texler MN Dept of Natural Resources $3,239,987
F A 05 Conservation Easements in the Avon Hills using MMAPLE Thomas Kroll and John Taylor Saint Johns Arboretum $1,354,000
F A 06 Northeastern Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Habitat Partnership Ward Julien Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society $3,909,500
F A 07 Protect (Acquire) Key Forest Habitat Lands in Cass County Joshua Stevenson Cass County $718,400
F A 08 Lower Mississippi River Habitat Partnership Tim Schlagenhaft MN Dept of Natural Resources $4,058,000
F A 09 Acquisition: State Forest Land Dave Schueller MN Dept of Natural Resources $2,110,000

Forest Restore / Enhance
F RE 01 MN DNR Accelerated Forest Wildlife Habitat Program Cynthia Osmundson MN Dept of Natural Resources $1,720,000
F RE 02 Minnesota Moose Habitat Collaborative Mark Johnson Minnesota Deer Hunters Association $6,566,151

Wetland Acquisition
W A 01 The RIM-WRP Partnership Kevin J. Lines and Tim Koehler BWSR and USDA-NRCS $25,000,000
W A 02 Columbus Lake Conservation Area John VonDeLinde Anoka County - Parks and Recreation $1,017,000

Wetland Restore / Enhance
W RE 01 Living Shallow Lakes & Wetlands Initiative Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $8,000,000
W RE 02 Wetland and Shallow Lake Enhancement Ray Norrgard MN Dept of Natural Resources $6,000,000
W RE 03 Marsh Lake Enhancement Ray Norrgard MN Dept of Natural Resources $3,264,000

Habitat Acquisition
H A 01 DNR Aquatic Habitat Program Michael Duval MN Dept of Natural Resources $12,204,000
H A 02 Metro Big Rivers Habitat Phase 3 Deborah Loon Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc. $8,453,310
H A 03 Riparian and Lakeshore Protection/ Managemment in Dakota County Alan Singer Dakota County $3,200,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
H RE 01 Lower St. Louis River Habitat Restoration John Lindgren MN Dept of Natural Resources $3,793,772
H RE 02 Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Habitat Enhancement Program John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $2,699,000
H RE 03 Grand Marais Creek Outlet Restoration Myron Jesme Red Lake Watershed District $2,764,000
H RE 04 Seven Mile Creek Watershed Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Kevin Ostermann Nicollet Soil & Water Conservation District $518,000
H RE 05 Knife River Habitat Restoration Craig Wilson Lake Superior Steelhead Association $ 400,000
H RE 06 Zequanox as the control for Zebra Mussels Bonnie Huettl Douglas County Lakes Association $ 350,000

X 01 Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program Leslie Tannahill MN Dept of Natural Resources $6,000,000
X 02 Contract Management Marcia Honold MN Dept of Natural Resources $250,000
X 03 Restoration Evaluations Program Rachel Hopper MN Dept of Natural Resources $89,000