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Crow Wing County Pine and Oak Enhancement


Pine forests have been rapidly decreasing across the landscape in Crow Wing County. This project will enhance over 200 acres of white pine, jack pine, and oak habitat, and restore over 40 acres of jack pine habitat. Results will be increased and enhanced wildlife habitat for many species, all within the realm of "working conifer forest" which have declined over the last 100 years. Methods include clearing land by anchor chaining and brushing, aerial seeding, and protecting seedlings from deer browse.

Program Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program

Status In Progress

Dates 01/15/2015 - 06/30/2018

Project Manager Kirk Titus

Grant Recipient Crow Wing County

Grant Recipient Type Local/Regional Government Unit

Primary Funding Source(s) Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Amount $43,860

Expended $39,276

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

Management Unit(s) County

Habitat(s) Forest

Activity Type(s) Restoration/Enhancement

Primary County Crow Wing


Latest Indicator Number of acres enhanced

Target 240 Acres

Measurement 204 Acres