DNR's Current Legacy-Funded Projects

Note: many of these projects have sub-projects that can be viewed from the project link.

Outdoor Heritage Fund

Project

Primary Habitat

Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Enhancement Program on DNR Lands

Prairies/Grasslands

Accelerated Forest Wildlife Habitat Program

Forests

MN Forests for the Future / Upper Mississippi Project

Forests, Wetlands

Aquatic Management Area Acquisition FY 2010

Aquatic

Accelerated Aquatic Management Area Acquisition FY 2011

Aquatic

Lower Mississippi River Habitat Restoration Acceleration

Multiple

Little Nokasippi River Wildlife Management Area

Multiple

Outdoor Heritage Conservation Partners Grant Program - FY 2010

Multiple

Outdoor Heritage Conservation Partners Grant Program - FY 2011

Multiple

Pass-Through Grants Administered by DNR

Multiple

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Contract Management - FY 2010

N/A

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Contract Management - FY 2011

N/A

Accelerated Shallow Lake and Wetland Enhancement and Restoration

Wetlands

Accelerated Prairie Restoration and Enhancement on DNR Lands, Phase 3

Prairies

MN Forests for the Future, Phase 3

Forest

Accelerated Forest Habitat Enhancement, Phase 2

Forest

Lower Mississippi River Habitat Partnership Phase 2

Forests, Wetlands

State Forest Acquisition

Forest

Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Restoration and Enhancement, Phase 3

Wetlands

Shallow Lake Shoreland Protection: Wild Rice Lakes

Forests, Wetlands

Accelerated Aquatic Management Area Habitat Program Phase 3

Aquatic

Protecting Sensitive Shorelands in North Central Minnesota

Wetlands

Outdoor Heritage Conservation Partners Grant Program - FY 2012

Multiple

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Contract Management - FY 2012

N/A

Technical Evaluation Panel

N/A

Wildlife Management Area Acquisition

Prairies/Grasslands, Wetlands

Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Enhancement, Phase 4

Wetlands

Marsh Lake Enhancement

Prairies/Grasslands

DNR Aquatic Habitat Program, Phase 4

Aquatic

Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program, Phase 4

Multiple

Lower St. Louis River Habitat Restoration

Aquatic

Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp

Multiple

Wildlife Management Area, Scientific and Natural Areas, and Prairie Bank Easement Acquisition - Phase III

Multiple

Clean Water Fund

Project

Primary Habitat

Lake Index of Biological Integrity Assessments

Monitoring, Research, Assessment/Evaluation

Watershed Decision Support for Land and Water Managers

Modeling, Education/Outreach/Engagement, Restoration / Enhancement, Monitoring, Analysis/Interpretation, Digitization/Online Information Access, Assessment/Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Planning, Research, Mapping

Fish Contamination Assessment

Monitoring, Research, Assessment/Evaluation, Analysis/Interpretation

Regional Technical Assistance and Statewide Coordination for Clean Water

Modeling, Education/Outreach/Engagement, Preservation, Restoration / Enhancement, Analysis/Interpretation, Assessment/Evaluation, Technical Assistance, Planning, Research

Metro Area Groundwater Monitoring

Monitoring, Research, Assessment/Evaluation

Shoreland Stewardship

Education/Outreach/Engagement, Demonstration / Pilot Project, Technical Assistance, Preservation, Restoration / Enhancement

Minnesota Elevation Mapping Project (LiDAR)

Inventory, Modeling, Restoration / Enhancement, Analysis/Interpretation, Digitization/Online Information Access, Assessment/Evaluation, Planning, Research, Mapping

Online Permitting System

Digitization/Online Information Access, Assessment/Evaluation, Preservation, Monitoring, Mapping

Water Supply Planning

Inventory, Modeling, Demonstration / Pilot Project, Education/Outreach/Engagement, Assessment/Evaluation, Monitoring, Planning, Analysis/Interpretation

County Geologic Atlases (Part B - Groundwater)

Digitization/Online Information Access, Inventory, Assessment/Evaluation, Research, Mapping, Analysis/Interpretation

Parks and Trails Fund

Project

Primary Habitat

Invasive Species Detection, Prevention, and Control on Lands Administered by the Division of Parks and Trails

Accelerate natural resource management

Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Projects on State Park, Trail, and Forest Facilities

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program

Renewal and Rehabilitation of State Trail Bridges

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Parks and Trails Twenty Five Year Legacy Plan

Prescribed Burning on State Park Lands

Accelerate natural resource management

Education and interpretive services

Connecting People to the Outdoors

Minnesota State Park Campground Improvements

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Minnesota State Forest Recreation Area Campground Services

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Information Technology

Connecting People to the Outdoors

Renewal and Rehabilitation of State Trails

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Accelerating State Trail Resource Management

Accelerate natural resource management

Integrated Minnesota State Parks Trails and Forests Recreation Map

Connecting People to the Outdoors

Landscape Reconstruction on Division of Parks and Trails Lands

Accelerate natural resource management

Enhance State Trail Surfaces

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Renewal and Rehabilitation of State Park Buildings and Facilities

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Lake Vermillion State Park

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar

Rapid Invasives Response

Accelerate natural resource management

Division of Parks and Trails 10-year Strategic Plan

Parks and Trails Legacy User Satisfaction Survey

Connecting People to the Outdoors

Outreach, public affairs and web

Public Affairs and Marketing, Connecting People to the Outdoors, Public Information and Customer Service, Outreach and Conservation Education

Accelerate State Park Operations

Connecting People to the Outdoors

Outreach at State Park Offices

Connecting People to the Outdoors

State Park and State Forest Trail Renewal

Accelerate facility maintenance and rehabilitation, and use renewable energy such as solar