Natural Lands

Ariel view of a forest in Fall

Performance and Accountability

DNR Administered Lands

 

Number of acres protected in wildlife management areas (WMAs) since 2000

 

Number of sites protected in Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs)

 

Number of acres acquired annually within statutory state park and recreation area boundaries

 

Acres of remnant and restored prairie in state parks and along state trails

 

Percent of DNR land management units with at least 10 mapped terrestrial invasive species occurrences

 

Meeting Fiduciary Responsibilities for School Trust Lands

 

Income from state mineral leases

Grassland Conservation

 

Acres of land in the federal Conservation Reserve Program

 

Acres of grasslands and wetlands protected permanently

 

Number of prairie stewardship plans and management projects

Conservation Partnerships and Community Assistance

 

Acres of conservation easements held by the DNR and regularly monitored

 

Number of counties completed by the Minnesota Biological Survey

 

Acres of mineland reclaimed

 

Number of communities receiving funding support for acquisition, development, and/or redevelopment of local parks and trails

State Forest Land Management

 

Acres of state-administered lands approved for forest certification

 

Acres of protected old-growth forest on DNR lands

 

Cords of wood offered for sale on DNR lands

 

Amount of DNR forest lands in older age classes

 

Young, early successional forest maintained on DNR lands

 

Percent of DNR forest lands managed under a Section Forest Resource Management Plan (SFRMP) that is less than 10 years old

 

Acres of DNR forest lands re-inventoried

 

Acres of state-administered forest lands mapped to native plant community

Fire Management

 

Number and acres of wildfires suppressed by the DNR

Private Forest Stewardship

 

Acres of permanent forest conservation easements

 

Acres covered by current woodland stewardship plans reported to the DNR