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Regal Meadows WMA Prairie Grass harvest/seeding project


Description


To harvest local genotype prairie grass seed so that it is compatible with remnant native prairie in the area. The Nature Conservancy has Preserve property immediately adjacent to the NE side of the Regal Meadows WMA that is also open to public hunting. There is also some remnant native prairie on the north end of the WMA as well as native prairie on the private land north and northwest of the existing WMA which extends into the Stearns Prairie Heritage WMA to the northwest. the DNR Approved this project.


Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 04/05/2010 - 06/30/2012

Project Manager Brad Nylin


Grant Recipient Minnesota Waterfowl Association

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $7,300

Expended $6,690

Statutory Reference M.L. 2016, Chp. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(K)


Management Unit(s) State

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Kandiyohi

Outcomes


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 16 Acres

Measurement 21 Acres

Target Summary FY10 Grantees have until June 30, 2012 to complete their projects. Overall, CPL grantees are on track to meet their target # of acres and in some cases exceed those acres.