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Sax-Zim Bog Wetland Habitat Protection


Friends of Sax-Zim Bog proposes to purchase 40 acres of unique black spruce/tamarack wetland bog within the Sax-Zim Bog area located 35 miles northwest of Duluth, Minnesota. Acquisition of the property will preserve and protect habitat for a unique array of birds and mammals, many not found in other parts of the United States. It will also provide educational opportunities to increase recognition of birds and their habitats.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 06/18/2012 - 06/30/2015

Project Manager Sparky Stensaas

Grant Recipient Friends of Sax-Zim Bog

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $29,072

Expended $29,069

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

Habitat(s) Wetland

Activity Type(s) Acquisition

Primary County St. Louis


Latest Indicator Number of acres protected

Target 40

Measurement 40