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Manston Slough Restoration


The proposed project has will restore the natural hydrology of a wetland totaling 1,320 acres between Meadows WPA, Manston WMA, and the adjacent NRCS Wetland Reserve and BWSR RIM Easements. Benefits to Wildlife: The deeper improved wetland habitat will be more attractive to nesting waterfowl including blue-winged teal, pintail and especially over water nesting species such as mallard, canvasback and redhead ducks.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 03/26/2010 - 06/30/2013

Project Manager Bruce Albright

Grant Recipient Buffalo- Red River Watershed District

Grant Recipient Type Local/Regional Government Unit

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $350,000

Expended $350,000

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

Management Unit(s) Federal

Habitat(s) Wetland

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Wilkin


Latest Indicator Number of acres restored

Target 4 Acres

Measurement 637 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.