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Ella Lake WPA Water Control Structure


Construct a water control structure on a 9.5 acre restored wetland on the Ella Lake Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) to provide water level management. This water control structure will allow manipuation of water levels required to control rough fish populations and improve submergent plant development to improve the quality of habitat for waterfowl and other wetland dependant birds.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 02/01/2011 - 06/30/2014

Project Manager Brad Nylin

Grant Recipient Minnesota Waterfowl Association

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $7,200

Expended $5,109

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

Management Unit(s) Federal

Habitat(s) Wetland

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Kandiyohi


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 10 Acres

Measurement 10 Acres

Target Summary FY11 Grantees have until June 30, 2014 to complete their projects. Overall, CPL grantees are on track to meet their target # of acres and in some cases exceed those acres.