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FY 2024 LSOHC Draft Accomplishment Plans

At the December 12, 2022 council meeting, members recommended funding for 48 programs totaling $167,071,000. 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 MN Prairie Recovery Program Phase 13 Neal Feeken The Nature Conservancy $3,752,000
2b/PA02 Martin County DNR WMA Phase 7 Doug Hartke Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc. $2,080,000
2c/PA03 RIM Grassland Reserve Phase V John Voz MN BWSR $2,673,000
2d/PA04 Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the Southern Red River Valley - Phase IX Sabin Adams MN Prairie Chicken Society / Pheasants Forever, Inc. $4,282,000
2e/PA05 Working Lands for Habitat Bill Penning MN BWSR $2,636,000
2f/PA06 Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area Program - Phase XV Sabin Adams Pheasants Forever, Inc. $5,075,000

Prairie Restore / Enhance
2g/PRE01 Accelerating the USFWS Habitat Conservation Easement Program - Phase IV Doug McClain Ducks Unlimited, Inc. $4,940,000
2h/PRE02 DNR Grassland Enhancement Phase 15 Greg Hoch MN DNR $2,922,000
2i/PRE03 Enhanced Public Land - Grasslands - Phase VI Alexander Nelson Pheasants Forever, Inc. $2,698,000

Forest Acquisition
3a/FA01 Hardwood Hills Habitat Conservation Program Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $1,843,000
3b/FA02 Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape ACUB Protection Program Phase XI Shannon Wettstein Morrison SWCD $2,076,000
3c/FA03 Protection/Enhancement of Public Land Forest Habitats Through Strategic Acquisition of Private Land Inholdings Scott Johnson Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society $1,018,000

Forest Restore / Enhance
3d/FRE01 DNR Forest Enhancement Phase III Ted Dick MN DNR $1,456,000

Wetland Acquisition
4a/WA02 RIM Wetlands - Restoring the most productive habitat in Minnesota John Voz MN BWSR $4,011,000
4b/WA03 Shallow Lake & Wetland Protection & Restoration Program - Phase XII Jon Schneider Ducks Unlimited $6,871,000
4c/WA04 Wetland Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase 8 Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $2,931,000
4d/WA05 Accelerating the Waterfowl Production Area Program - Phase XV Sabin Adams Pheasants Forever $5,090,000

Wetland Restore / Enhance
4e/WRE01 Wetland Enhancement in the Big Woods Craig Hensel Scott-Le Sueur Waterfowlers $603,000
4f/WRE02 Living Shallow Lakes & Wetlands Enhancement & Restoration Initiative - Phase IX John Lindstrom Ducks Unlimited $6,455,000
4g/WRE03 Voyageurs National Park Wetland Restoration Project, Phase 3 Steve Windels Voyageurs National Park $1,122,000
4h/WRE05 Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancements Phase 15 Ricky Lien MN DNR $3,596,000

Habitat Acquisition
5a/HA01 Hennepin County Habitat Conservation Program - Phase 3 Kristine Maurer Hennepin County $4,524,000
5b/HA02 Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Conservation - Phase 8 Wiley Buck Great River Greening $3,181,000
5c/HA03 Accelerating Habitat Conservation in Southwest Minnesota - Phase 2 Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $2,988,000
4i/HA04 Bone Lake South Wetland Acquisition Mike Kinney Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District $1,890,000
5d/HA05 Buffalo-Red River Watershed District Stream Habitat Program – Phase 3 Kristine Altrichter Buffalo-Red River Watershed District $3,647,000
5e/HA06 Southeast Minnesota Protection and Restoration Phase 11 David Ruff The Nature Conservancy $3,576,000
5f/HA07 Protecting Minnesota's Lakes of Outstanding Biological Significance - Phase 2 Wayne Ostlie Minnesota Land Trust $3,550,000
5g/HA08 Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase IX Annie Knight Northern Waters Land Trust $3,619,000
5h/HA09 DNR WMA & SNA Acquisition - Phase 15 Jeff Tillma MN DNR $2,277,000
5i/HA10 DNR Trout Stream Conservation Easements - Phase 3 Rick Walsh MN DNR $1,015,000
5j/HA11 Metro Big Rivers Phase 13 Deborah Loon MN Valley Trust (Metro Big Rivers) $14,925,000
5k/HA12 St. Croix Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration Phase 4 Katie Sickmann Wild Rivers Conservancy $12,947,000
5l/HA13 Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat Restoration Program Phase XII Courtney Phillips Shell Rock River Watershed District $2,139,000
5m/HA14 Integrating Habitat and Clean Water Phase 2 Bill Penning MN BWSR $3,181,000
5n/HA15 Cannon River Watershed Habitat Protection and Restoration Program - Phase 12 Alan Kraus Clean River Partners $2,901,000

Habitat Restore / Enhance
5o/HRE01 Southeast & Metro Trout Stream Habitat Enhancement, Phase 2 John Lenczewski Minnesota Trout Unlimited $1,645,000
5p/HRE02 Lake Nokomis Shoreline Enhancements for Turtles and Pollinators, Phase 2 Adam Arvidson Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board $735,000
5q/HRE04 Upper Sioux Community Habitat Restoration Phase I Amanda Wold Upper Sioux Community $940,000
5r/HRE07 Rum River Corridor Fish and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement - Phase 2 Chris Lord Anoka Conservation District $1,654,000
5s/HRE08 Restoring and Enhancing Minnesota's Important Bird Areas in the St. Croix River Valley Dale Gentry Audubon Minnesota $1,007,000
5t/HRE09 DNR St. Louis River Restoration Initiative – Phase 10 Melissa Sjolund MN DNR $2,526,000
5u/HRE10 DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Enhancement - Phase 6 Jamison Wendel MN DNR $4,011,000

5v/O1 DNR Roving Crew Phase 2 Greg Hoch MN DNR $8,732,000
6d/O2 Core Functions in Partner-led OHF Land Acquisitions Jennifer Olson MN DNR $668,000
6a/O3 Contract Management Katherine Sherman-Hoehn MN DNR $336,000
6c/O4 Restoration Evaluations - ML 2023 Wade Johnson MN DNR $190,000
5w/CPL Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program Ph. 15 Statewide and Metro Habitat Kathy Varble MN DNR $9,500,000