Minnesota Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants

Applications are due January 24, 2022.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture will award a total of $60,000 in 80:20 cost-share reimbursement for costs of approved practices to prevent wolf-livestock conflicts. Eligible expenses for the grant program include any or all of the following items: Purchase of guard animals; Veterinary costs for guard animals; Installation of wolf-barriers which may include pens, fladry, and fencing; Installation of wolf-deterring lights and alarms; Calving or lambing shelters; and Other measures demonstrated to effectively reduce wolf-livestock conflicts. Eligible producers must live within Minnesota’s wolf range, as designated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, or on property determined by the Commissioner of Agriculture to be affected by wolf-livestock conflicts.