Beltrami County Fair Forestry Education Building Exhibit

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Beltrami County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
May 2013
End Date
July 2013
Counties Affected
Project Overview

To complete the interior display areas of the historically accurate Forestry Ranger Station. Exhibits will feature the early history of forest fire fighting, an account of forestry activity on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, draft horse logging equipment, lumberjack tools, and a tribute to Paul Bunyon. Additionally, funds will be used for a stage where speakers can tell stories and teach about forestry stewardship. The Forestry Education Building Exhibit will gain the essential space it needs to give tribute to the historical, cultural, and environmental contributions offered to Minnesota by the Forest industry.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Recipient Board Members
Greg Claypool, Pat Erickson, Rose Erickson, Shawn Davis, Linda Brinkley, John Gilbertson Jr., Peggy Gross, Paul Hokuf, Vern Holzhueter, Carla Mandrell, Jessica Mistic, Guy Drevlow, David Quam, Joel Rohde, Tim Schussman, Bob Smith, Tom Lembrick, Joe Waslaski, Sue Wells, Beryl Wernberg, Bill Wilson
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Beltrami County Fair
Administered By
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625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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