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FY 2022 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the October 1, 2020 council meeting, members recommended funding for 47 programs totaling $109,301,000. 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 Recommended Amount

Prairie Acquisition
2a/PA01 DNR WMA and SNA Acquisition, Phase XIII Jay Johnson MN DNR $1,948,000
2b/PA02 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program - Phase XIII Sabin Adams Pheasants Forever, Inc. $4,715,000
2c/PA03 MN Prairie Recovery Program Phase 11 Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $2,794,000
2d/PA04 Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Phase XII Ruth Thornton The Nature Conservancy $3,280,000
2e/PA05 Cannon River Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase 10 Kristi Pursell Cannon River Watershed Partnership;
Trust for Public Land & Great River Greening
2f/PA06 Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection-Phase VIII Judy Schulte MN DNR $884,000
2g/PA07 RIM Buffers for Wildlife and Water - Phase IX Sharon Doucette BWSR $4,170,000
2h/PA08 Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley - Phase VII Sabin Adams MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $2,264,000
2i/PA09 Accelerating the USFWS Habitat Conservation Easement Program - Phase III Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever $4,752,000
2j/PA10 Martin County WMA Acquisition Phase 5 Doug Hardke Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc. & The Conservation Fund $2,864,000
2k/PA11 RIM Grassland Reserve - Phase III John Voz BWSR $4,354,000

Prairie Restore / Enhance
2l/PRE01b DNR Grassland Phase XIII Greg Hoch MN DNR $3,534,000
2m/PRE02 Enhanced Public Land – Grasslands - Phase V Alexander Nelson Pheasants Forever, Inc. $1,951,000
2n/PRE03 Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Conservation - Phase 7 Wiley Buck Anoka County Conservation District; Great River Greening; National Wild Turkey Federation; Minnesota Land Trust & The Nature Conservancy $2,651,000

Forest Acquisition
3a/FA01 Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration Phase 9 Rich Biske The Nature Conservancy; Trust for Public Land & Minnesota Land Trust $4,068,000
3b/FA02 Minnesota Forests for the Future Phase 8 Christine Ostern MN DNR $2,971,000
3c/FA03 Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape ACUB Phase IX Shannon Wettstein Morrison County SWCD $1,043,000

Forest Restore / Enhance
3d/FRE01 DNR Forest Enhancement Greg Hoch MN DNR $1,338,000
3e/FRE02 Floodplain Forest Enhancement - Mississippi River, Phase 4 Andrew Beebe Audubon Minnesota $1,247,000
3f/FRE03 Moose Habitat Collaborative, Phase IV - NE MN Forest Habitat Enhancement Brent Rudolph Ruffed Grouse Society $1,809,000

Wetland Acquisition
4a/WA01 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program - Phase XIII Eran Sandquist Pheasants Forever, Inc. $3,869,000
4b/WA02 Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection & Restoration Program - Phase X Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $4,581,000
4c/WA03 RIM Wetlands - Phase X Sharon Doucette BWSR $3,051,000
4d/WA04 Wetland Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase 6 Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $3,088,000
4e/WA05 Wild Rice Shoreland Protection - Phase VII Dan Steward BWSR $1,251,000

Wetland Restore / Enhance
4f/WRE01b Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancements Phase 13 (w/o Roving Habitat Crew) Ricky Lien MN DNR $2,589,000
4g/WRE02 Living Shallow Lake Enhancement & Wetland Restoration Initiative - Phase VII Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $3,960,000

Habitat Acquisition
5a/HA01 St. Croix Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration Phase 2 Monica Zachay St. Croix River Association; Minnesota Land Trust & The Trust for Public Land $3,112,000
5b/HA02 Metro Big Rivers Phase 11 Deborah Loon MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge Trust (Metro Big Rivers); Minnesota Land Trust, The Trust for Public Land; Great River Greening & Friends of the Mississippi River $4,229,000
5c/HA03 Lower Otter Tail River Corridor Habitat Restoration - Request 1 Kathy Fenger Buffalo Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) & BWSR $2,335,000
5d/HA04 Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase VII Kathy DonCarlos Northern Waters Land Trust & Minnesota Land Trust $2,838,000
5e/HA05 Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor Project-Phase 6 Tim Terrill Mississippi Headwaters Board; The Trust for Public Land & BWSR $2,901,000
5f/HA06 Protecting Minnesota's Lakes of Outstanding Biological Significance Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $1,477,000
5g/HA07 Riparian Habitat Protection in the Kettle and Snake River Watersheds Jill Carlier Pine County Soil and Water Conservation District & BWSR $1,435,000
5h/HA08 MNDNR Trout Stream Conservation Easements Martin Jennings MN DNR $500,000
5i/HA09 Targeted RIM Easement & Acquisition to the Parcel Level Pine & Leech Watersheds Phase II Melissa Barrick Crow Wing SWCD & BWSR $1,609,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
5j/HRE01 Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat Enhancement and Restoration, Phase 13 John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $1,033,000
5k/HRE02 DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Enhancement - Phase 4 Jamison Wendel MN DNR $2,790,000
5l/HRE03 St. Louis River Restoration Initiative Phase 8 Melissa Sjolund MN DNR $2,024,000
5m/HRE04 Shell Rock River Habitat Restoration Program - Phase X Courtney Phillips Shell Rock River Watershed District $1,547,000
5n/HRE05 Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation-Phase VI Kevin Bovee Zeitgeist (ZG) and Lake Superior Steelhead Association (LSSA) $467,000
5o/HRE07 Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection & Restoration, Phase 3 Sarah Boser Sauk River Watershed District; Minnsota Land Trust & Pheasants Forever $4,034,000
5p/HRE08 Klondike Clean Water Retention Project - Phase 1 Dan Money Two Rivers Watershed District $1,973,000

5q/CPL Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program Phase 13: Statewide and Metro Habitat Kathy Varble MN DNR $9,860,000
5r/O1 DNR Roving Crews Greg Hoch MN DNR $4,500,000
6a/O2 Contract Management 2021 Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN DNR $210,000
6c/O3 Restoration Evaluations - ML 2021 Wade Johnson MN DNR $150,000