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Southeast Minnesota Prairie Enhancement


Description


Audubon and its partners propose to enhance remnant bluff prairie and oak savannah habitat which aerial photos show are rapidly declining due to the explosive growth of invasive species. Our project will encompass invasive plant removal, chemical treatment, burning and supplemental re-seeding at 4 sites across 4 counties of southeastern Minnesota totalling 194 acres.


Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 03/24/2010 - 06/30/2012

Project Manager Mark Peterson


Grant Recipient National Audubon Society

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $125,000

Expended $121,104

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


Management Unit(s) County

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Olmsted

Outcomes


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 121 Acres

Measurement 194 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.