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Upper Mississippi Woodcock Improvement Project


Our project is designed to enhance wildife populations including those of woodcock, grouse, and songbirds by shearing and/or mowing specific plant communities including alder/willow shrublands, brush and forest openings.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 03/21/2012 - 06/30/2015

Project Manager John Eichinger

Grant Recipient Ruffed Grouse Society

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $73,250

Expended $73,250

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

Management Unit(s) Federal

Habitat(s) Forest

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Itasca


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 255 Acres

Measurement 262 Acres