1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1071 as follows:
1.2Page 12, after line 6, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 18. [84.973] HONEY BEE HABITAT PROGRAM.
1.4The commissioner of natural resources shall establish a honey bee habitat program to
1.5provide enhanced honey bee and other pollinator habitat on state lands. The commissioner
1.6shall identify state lands suitable for enhanced honey bee habitat projects and ensure
1.7state lands throughout the state provide enhanced honey bee and other pollinator habitat.
1.8Notwithstanding section 86A.05, subdivision 2, or any other law to the contrary, the
1.9commissioner may plant native and nonnative plants beneficial to honey bees and other
1.10pollinators as part of an enhanced honey bee habitat project. The commissioner shall
1.11exclude native prairie and lands within state scientific and natural areas from inclusion in a
1.12honey bee habitat project.

1.13    Sec. 19. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 103F.515, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
1.14    Subd. 4. Nature of property rights acquired. (a) A conservation easement must
1.16(1) alteration of wildlife habitat and other natural features, unless specifically
1.17approved by the board;
1.18(2) agricultural crop production and livestock grazing, unless specifically approved
1.19by the board for conservation management purposes or extreme drought; and
1.20(3) spraying with chemicals or mowing, except:
1.21(i) as necessary to comply with noxious weed control laws;
1.22(ii) for emergency control of pests necessary to protect public health; or
1.23(iii) as approved by the board for conservation management purposes.
1.24(b) A conservation easement is subject to the terms of the agreement provided in
1.25subdivision 5.
2.1(c) A conservation easement must allow repairs, improvements, and inspections
2.2necessary to maintain public drainage systems provided the easement area is restored to
2.3the condition required by the terms of the conservation easement.
2.4(d) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), the board must permit the harvest of native
2.5grasses for use in seed production or bioenergy on wellhead protection lands eligible
2.6under subdivision 2, paragraph (d).
2.7(e) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), the board may permit the planting of native and
2.8nonnative species beneficial to honey bees and other pollinators as part of a honey bee
2.9habitat project, except on lands containing native prairie. The board shall develop a list of
2.10suitable plantings, best management practices, and standards for honey bee habitat projects
2.11allowable under this paragraph in consultation with the commissioner of natural resources."
2.12Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.13Amend the title accordingly