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WPA Grassland Restoration 2014


The overall goal of this proposal is to provide additional grassland habitat within the Prairie Pothole Region of western MN for the benefit of nesting waterfowl and other grassland dependent birds. The objectives of this proposal are to restore 123 ac of cropland to grasslands dominated by native grasses and forbs, finish the conversion of 13 ac of tree groves to grasslands, and complete the initial phase of converting 7 ac of tree groves to grasslands. All of the work will take place on eight federal Waterfowl Production Areas within the Fergus Falls Wetland Management District.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 12/12/2013 - 06/30/2017

Project Manager Tony Rondeau

Grant Recipient Fergus Falls Fish and Game Club

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $67,920

Expended $67,689

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

Habitat(s) Prairie

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Otter Tail


Latest Indicator Number of acres restored

Target 143 Acres

Measurement 154 Acres