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Stagecoach Prairie Natural Area, Afton


Cutting, moving, sorting, staging and utilization of ecologically inappropriate woody plant material to restore 44 acres of prairie. ENRTF funding paid for 32 acres; the remaining 12 project acres were funded by the 2007 Minnesota Legislature (Laws of 2007, Chapter 57, Article 2, Sec. 3, subd. 6). There were two separate contracts; one for the harvest of woody biomass material and the other to sell the material. The biomass sale generated $10,600 (used for the Carleton College Cowling Arboretum project) resulting in 450 cords of pine logs for pulp, pine cabin logs, and 70 semi-truck loads = 1,728 tons for bioenergy.

Program Linking Habitat Restoration to Bioenergy and Local Economies

Status Completed

Dates 12/20/2010 - 06/30/2012

Project Manager Tara Kelly

Grant Recipient Belwin Conservancy

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Natural Resources Fund

Grant Amount $60,072

Expended $59,740

Statutory Reference M.L. 2012, Ch. 272, Sec. 85(c)

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Washington


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