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2014 Cloquet Area Buckthorn Control


This project proposes to collaboratively manage high priority buckthorn infestations in Carlton, Pine and Southern St. Louis counties over 3 years, beginning in August 2014. Anticipated stakeholders include MN Deer Hunters Association, St Louis County, National Wild Turkey Federation, Ruffed Grouse Society,DNR Cloquet Area Forestry and DNR Cloquet Area Wildlife. Implementation would be carried out through professional services, contractors, the Conservation Corps Minnesota and Sentence to Serve. The overall theme of this proposal is early detection on 94,000 acres, rapid buckthorn treatment response on 93 acres, and informational signing at 4 locations.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status Completed

Dates 04/10/2014 - 06/30/2017

Project Manager Jenny Foley

Grant Recipient Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

Grant Recipient Type Non-Profit Business/Entity

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $50,000

Expended $49,862

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

Management Unit(s) State

Habitat(s) Forest

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County St. Louis


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 94 Acres

Measurement 160 Acres