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Renville County Enhancement


Description


These easements were restored from agricultural production back to native prairie and wetlands were restored. Despite our attempts to manage these sites as prairie habitat, invasive trees have established in the wetlands and scattered areas of the upland, resulting in an altered successional state. By removing the trees from these easements the habitat will be improved for nesting and brood rearing pheasants and waterfowl. This will also improve habitat for migratory species of non-game birds.


Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 03/01/2010 - 06/30/2013

Project Manager Taralee Latozke


Grant Recipient Renville Soil And Water Conservation District

Grant Recipient Type Local/Regional Government Unit

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $65,840

Expended $24,195

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


Management Unit(s) Private

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Renville

Outcomes


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 665 Acres

Measurement 511 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.