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Koester Dry Hill Oak Savanna


Description


Cutting, moving, sorting, staging and utilization of ecologically inappropriate woody plant material to restore 24 acres oak savanna and prairie islands. Crews were contracted to harvest the woody biomass material that was sold through a separate state bid solicitation for $500 resulting in 67 semi-truck loads = 540 tons of material used for bioenergy.


Program Linking Habitat Restoration to Bioenergy and Local Economies

Status Completed

Dates 01/24/2012 - 06/14/2013

Project Manager Craig Koester


Grant Recipient Koester Farm Partnership

Grant Recipient Type Private

Primary Funding Source(s) Natural Resources Fund

Grant Amount $40,360

Expended $39,529

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


Habitat(s) Oak Savanna and Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Rice

Outcomes

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