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Somerset WMA Tract 4


Acquire land adjacent to the Somerset State Wildlife Management Area to protect the tract from development, expand existing habitats and to enhance wildlife management opportunities. The property will be transferred to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the Somerset State Wildlfie Management Area.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 03/17/2010 - 06/30/2013

Project Manager Jack Wilson

Grant Recipient Minnesota Pheasants, Inc

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $200,000

Expended $185,874

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

Management Unit(s) Private

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Acquisition

Primary County Steele


Latest Indicator Acres of new state park or state recreation area lands acquired

Target 47 Acres

Measurement 47 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.