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Severance Lake WMA - Hamburg Club Unit


Hamburg Hunting and Fishing Club purposes to purchase 85 ares near Severance Lake on the border of the High Island Creek Watershed and Bevens Creek Watershed. The primary purpose is wildlife habitat and public access for hunting and nature enjoyment. The parcel consists of 51 acres of cropland and 34 acres of existing habitat that is under a USFWS private lands easement. The cropland will be restored to a diveres mixture of native prairie and wetland plants. This will enhance the overall area for wildlife habitat. The land is located on the fringe of the metropolitan area where there is a great need for increased public access for hunting and other nature enjoyment.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 01/10/2012 - 06/30/2014

Project Manager N/A

Grant Recipient Hamburg Hunting and Fishing Club

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $125,000

Expended $125,000

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

Management Unit(s) State

Habitat(s) FGW

Activity Type(s) Acquisition

Primary County Sibley


Latest Indicator Number of acres protected

Target 85

Measurement 85

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.