TitleNatural Wild Rice in Minnesota, A Wild Rice Study document submitted to the Minnesota Legislature by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, February 15, 2008
SeriesMinnesota Legislative Reports
CommentsThis report fulfills the requirements of Session Law 2007, Chapter 57, Article 1, Section 163 requiring the Commissioner of Natural Resources to prepare a study for natural wild rice that includes: (1) the current location and estimated acreage and area of natural stands; (2) potential threats to natural stands, including, but not limited to, development pressure, water levels, pollution, invasive species, and genetically engineered strains; and (3) recommendations to the house and senate committees with jurisdiction over natural resources on protecting and increasing natural wild rice stands in the state. Note: The online version contains serveral minor corrections to the printed report. An executive summary is included. 116 pages.