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FY 2018 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the December 14, 2016 council meeting, members recommended funding for 35 programs totalling $103,978,000. 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 Requested Amount

Prairie Acquisition
2a/P A 01 DNR WMA and SNA Acquisition - Phase IX Pat Rivers MN DNR $4,437,000
2b/P A 02 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program - Phase IX Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $5,603,000
2c/P A 03 MN Prairie Recovery Project - Phase VII Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $1,901,000
2d/P A 04 Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase VIII Rich Johnson The Nature Conservancy $2,683,000
2e/P A 05 Cannon River Watershed Habitat Complex - Phase VII Robert McGillivray The Trust for Public Land $1,436,000
2f/P A 06 Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection - Phase III Judy Schulte MN DNR $2,481,000
2g/P A 07 RIM Buffers for Wildlife and Water - Phase VII Tabor Hoek BWSR $5,333,000
2h/P A 08 Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley Phase III Eran Sandquist MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $1,908,000

Prairie Restore / Enhance
2j/P RE 01 DNR Grasslands - Phase IX Greg Hoch MN DNR $3,950,000
2k/P RE 02 Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Conservation - Phase V Wiley Buck Great River Greening $1,130,000

Forest Acquisition
3a/F A 01 Carnelian Creek Conservation Corridor Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $2,458,000
3b/F A 02 Laurentian Forest - St. Louis County Habitat Project Craig Engwall MN Deer Hunters Association $2,400,000
3c/F A 04 Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration - Phase V Richard Biske The Nature Conservancy $2,375,000
3d/F A 05 Minnesota Forests for the Future - Phase V Richard F. Peterson MN DNR Forestry $2,291,000
3e/F A 07 State Forest Acquisition - Richard J. Dorer Memorial Forest - Phase IV Robert Milne MN DNR Forestry $1,000,000
3f/F A 08 Critical Shoreland Habitat Protection Program - Phase IV Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $1,700,000
3g/F A 09 Bushmen Lake Emilee Nelson The Conservation Fund $4,600,000

Wetland Acquisition
4a/W A 01 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program - Phase IX Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $5,500,000
4b/W A 02 Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection Program - Phase VI Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $5,750,000
4c/W A 03 RIM Wetlands - Phase VIII Dave Rickert BWSR $10,398,000
4d/W A 04 Wild Rice Shoreland Protection - Phase V Dan Steward BWSR $750,000

Wetland Restore / Enhance
4e/W RE 01 Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement - Phase IX Ricky Lien DNR $1,755,000
4f/W RE 02 Living Shallow Lake Enhancement & Wetland Restoration Initiative - Phase V Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $4,716,000

Habitat Acquisition
5a/H A 03 Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor Project - Phase II Tim Terrill Mississippi Headwaters Board $2,396,000
5b/H A 04 Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase III Lindsey Ketchel Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation $1,716,000
5c/H A 06 Goose Prairie Kevin Ruud Wild Rice Watershed District $600,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
5d/H RE 01 Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement, Phase IX John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $2,403,000
5e/H RE 02 DNR Stream Habitat - Phase II Brian Nerbonne MN DNR $2,166,000
5f/H RE 03 St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - Phase IV John Lindgren MN DNR $3,392,000
5g/H RE 05 Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat Restoration Program - Phase VI Andy Henschel Shell Rock River Watershed District $1,779,000
5h/H RE 06 Lake Wakanda Enhancement Project Loren Engelby Kandiyohi County $921,000
5i/H RE 07 Wolverton Creek Habitat Restoration Bruce Albright Buffalo-Red River Watershed District $1,877,000

5j/CPL Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat - Phase IX Jessica Lee MN DNR $9,294,000
6a/O 1 Contract Management 2017 Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN DNR $150,000
6b Administrative Budget LSOHC LCC $571,000
6c/O 2 Restoration Evaluations Wade Johnson MN DNR $150,000
6d Legacy Web Site LCC LCC $8,000