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Cedar Creek Park Prairie Restoration


This proposal contributes to the Martin County Water Plan by protecting surface waters from agricultural runoff and creating a buffer between Hall Lake and agricultural production areas. The City of Fairmont will restore eight acres of tillable agricultural land to native prairie, which will reduce sediment erosion and nutrient runoff near the lake shore and provide enhanced habitat for the areas wildlife.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 01/30/2013 - 06/30/2015

Project Manager Tyler Cowing

Grant Recipient City of Fairmont

Grant Recipient Type Local/Regional Government Unit

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $10,000

Expended $9,129

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

Management Unit(s) Local

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Martin


Latest Indicator Number of acres restored

Target 8 Acres

Measurement 8 Acres

Target Summary planned acres

Measurement Summary completed acres