|Amount Requested||Amount Funded|
|$500,000 (project-specific estimate)||Fully funded (portion of $2.5 million combined with other projects)|
Bonding Bill H.F.No. 4425
Session Law Chapter 214, Article 4: Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Appropriations, Subd. 9: Land Acquisition, Habitat, and Recreation
(k) Minnesota State Parks and State Trails
$2,500,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources to acquire about 163 acres of high-priority in holdings from willing sellers within the legislatively authorized boundaries of state parks and trails in order to protect Minnesota’s natural heritage, enhance outdoor recreational opportunities, and improve the efficiency of public land management. Priorities include but are not limited to Tettegouche, Sibley, and Minneopa State Parks and the Goodhue Pioneer State Trail. A list of proposed acquisitions is required in the work plan. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2021, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.
Continue the development of this trail from Zumbrota to Red Wing, Minn.
$1,865,000 in general bonding (not funded) and $500,000 recommended by LCCMR
When complete, the trail will connect Red Wing, Goodhue, Zumbrota, Mazzeppa, Bellechester and Pine Island for a distance of 47 miles.
Grassroots initiative in partnership with Goodhue Pioneer Trail Association