2010 PF - HE Grassland Projects
Grant funds will be used to conduct grassland management activities on DNR Area Staff approved WMA sites. Activities and expenditures will include site preparation, tree removal, seed, seeding, herbicide application, clipping, burning, and any other activity necessary to create productive grassland sites on WMA’s across the state of Minnesota. All sites will be approved by the DNR Area Manager and contractors will be required to consult with DNR area staff to discuss goals, restoration/enhancement plans, and management objectives.
Program Heritage Enhancement Grants to Local Outdoors Clubs
Dates 05/21/2010 - 06/30/2012
Project Manager Eran Sandquist
Grant Recipient Pheasants Forever Inc
Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity
Primary Funding Source(s) Game and Fish Fund
Grant Amount $100,000
Statutory Reference M.L. 2009, Ch. 37, Art. 1 Sec. 4.
Management Unit(s) Wildlife Management Area
Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement
Latest Indicator Acres of habitat enhanced or restored (Heritage Enhancement Grants)
Target 430 Acres
Measurement 347 Acres
Target Summary 430 acres of grassland work
Measurement Summary 347.7 acres of grassland work
Assessment Funds remain due to hand cutting of thistle, donated chemical (reduced expenditure), and over-estimating seed cost. This, plus weather and changes in projects resulted in fewer acres accomplished than planned.