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2010 DU - Shallow Lake Bioengineering


Description


At the request of multiple DNR Area Wildlife Managers (AWM), Ducks Unlimited (DU) proposes to provide wetland bio-engineering expertise and technical assistance to Minnesota DNR to conduct extensive engineering feasibility studies and preliminary designs for five water control structures for shallow lakes and wetlands on five WMAs or public water shallow lakes on which DNR owns WMAs. DU will survey each site to determine feasibility for each enhancement or restoration project, and will fully design each feasible project and provide engineering plans and specifications with a full engineer’s design report and cost estimate for consideration by each AWM. DU will coordinate reviews with AWMs and staff, other agencies, & private landowners.


Program Heritage Enhancement Grants to Local Outdoors Clubs

Status Completed

Dates 05/26/2010 - 06/30/2012

Project Manager Jon Schneider


Grant Recipient Ducks Unlimited

Grant Recipient Type N/A

Primary Funding Source(s) Game and Fish Fund

Grant Amount $100,000

Expended $100,000

Statutory Reference M.L. 2009, Ch. 37, Art. 1 Sec. 4.


Management Unit(s) Wildlife Management Area

Habitat(s) Wetland/Shallow Lakes

Primary County

Outcomes


Latest Indicator Acres of habitat enhanced or restored (Heritage Enhancement Grants)

Target 5 Acres

Measurement 5 Acres

Target Summary conduct extensive engineering feasibility studies and preliminary designs for five water control structures for shallow lakes and wetlands on five WMAs or public water shallow lakes

Measurement Summary 5 engineering studies and preliminary designs completed.

Assessment Plans completed on time and on budget.