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  • 2018 MBTA

    Manitoba, Saskatchewan

    Project: Prairie Pothole Region Landscapes
    Location: Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Grantee: Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Contact: David Kostersky
    Funding Partners:  Ducks Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited Canada
    Approved: 04/25/2018
    NAWCA Grant: $3,229,756
    U.S. Matching Funds: $3,229,756
    Canadian Matching Funds:
    Joint Venture Region: Prairie Habitat Joint Venture
    BCR: 11

    This project will protect habitat through fee title acquisition of 1,919 acres and through conservation easements on 2,403 acres. Project activities will also include enhancement of 1,294 acres.

    Manitoba

    Project: Parkland Bird Production Project
    Location: Manitoba
    Grantee: Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation
    Contact: Stephen Carlyle
    Funding Partners:  Delta Waterfowl Foundation, Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation
    Approved: 04/25/2018
    NAWCA Grant: $250,000
    U.S. Matching Funds: $125,000
    Canadian Matching Funds: $125,000
    Joint Venture Region: Prairie Habitat Joint Venture
    BCR: 6 and 11

    This project will utilize conservation easements to perpetually protect 560 acres of wetland and upland complexes. Project activities will benefit critical wetland and associated upland habitat required for breeding, brood rearing, and foraging. Many species will benefit from project activities including American Wigeon, Canvasback, Lesser Scaup, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, American Bittern, Horned Grebe, Pied-billed Grebe, Yellow Rail, Le Conte’s Sparrow, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Marsh Wren, and Sedge Wren.