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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,350,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 1,362 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

Anoka
Becker
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Carver
Clay
Cottonwood
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Murray
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Pope
Redwood
Sibley
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Traverse
Waseca
Wilkin
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
In Progress
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,900
Arts Access
Polk
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,275
Arts Access
Clay
Cook
Dakota
Goodhue
Le Sueur
Polk
Rice
St. Louis
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Clearwater
Polk
Itasca
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Lac qui Parle
Polk
Ramsey
St. Louis
Wright
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Itasca
Clearwater
Cass
Polk
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Clearwater
Hubbard
Cass
St. Louis
Becker
Polk
Carver
Dakota
Stearns
Crow Wing
Otter Tail
Aitkin
Recipient
Clear Waters Life Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Clearwater
Polk
Beltrami
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Hubbard
Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Wadena
Otter Tail
Stevens
Hennepin
Anoka
Dakota
Washington
Goodhue
Olmsted
Mower
Blue Earth
Carver
Kandiyohi
Sherburne
Stearns
Crow Wing
Polk
Clearwater
St. Louis
Recipient
East Grand Forks Campbell Library
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Polk
Marshall
Kittson
Roseau
Red Lake
Pennington
Recipient
Fosston Community Library and Arts Association
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Polk
Clearwater
Beltrami
Recipient
Fosston High School
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,890

Arts Legacy Grant

Polk
Recipient
L'Association des Francais du Nord
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Red Lake
Polk
Marshall
Roseau
Norman
Beltrami
Clay
Kittson
Hennepin
Recipient
Marshall County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$720
Arts Legacy Grant
Marshall
Polk
Pennington
Recipient
Polish National Alliance Lodge 3060
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts Legacy Grant
Marshall
Kittson
Roseau
Pennington
Polk
Recipient
Polk County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,350
Arts Legacy Grant
Polk
Marshall
Pennington
Red Lake
Norman
Clearwater
Mahnomen
Recipient
City of Red Lake Falls
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Red Lake
Pennington
Polk
Marshall
Beltrami
Clearwater
Mahnomen
Norman
Recipient
Sons of Norway Snorre Lodge 70
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,580
Arts Legacy Grant
Pennington
Red Lake
Marshall
Roseau
Kittson
Polk
Mahnomen
Norman
Recipient
Summer Arts Stages AKA Summer Arts Safari
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Polk
Pennington
Marshall
Recipient
Thief River Falls Area Community Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Pennington
Marshall
Red Lake
Polk
Roseau
Recipient
Tri River Pioneer Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Arts Legacy Grant
Pennington
Red Lake
Polk
Recipient
Middle River Community Club
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900
Arts Legacy Grant Category
Kittson
Marshall
Norman
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
Recipient
Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant Category
Pennington
Marshall
Polk
Red Lake
Kittson
Roseau
Recipient
Climax-Shelly Public Schools
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,100
Arts Legacy Residency
Polk
Norman
Recipient
Crookston Public Schools
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,100
Arts Legacy Residency
Polk
Recipient
Mark Lambert
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,961
Arts Tour Minnesota
Clay
Crow Wing
Marshall
Polk
Roseau
Recipient
Luverne G. Seifert
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$121,432
Arts Tour Minnesota
Aitkin
Blue Earth
Brown
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Morrison
Nicollet
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
Rice
Scott
Stearns
St. Louis
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Polk, West SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,000
Fund Source

Phase II of the Burnham Creek Watershed Restoration Project will conduct inventory on 2,050 acres, 85.4 miles of ditch channel within the Burnham Creek Watershed of West Polk County. This inventory includes surveying, assembling all available GIS data, ArcMap, LiDAR, review aerial photography, location of tile intakes, determine size of the erosion sites, and prioritization of severity. The district will partner with the Area DNR Hydrologist and the Polk County Highway Department-Drainage & Ag Inspector to verify data and identify any additional ditch segments.

Polk
Recipient
Prairie Skyline Foundation, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,000
To hire a qualified architect to prepare a conditions assessment and planning documents for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, proposed to be used as a community center, and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Becker
Beltrami
Clay
Clearwater
Hubbard
Kittson
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
Recipient
U of MN
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,000

On many public lands in northwest Minnesota, cattail growth has far exceeded the distribution recommended for optimum wetland wildlife habitat and a need for cattail control has become recognized. Cattails have also recently been demonstrated to have bioenergy potential.

Marshall
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Recipient
DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,145,000
Fund Source

Our program will coordinate with partners emphasizing Prairie Conservation Plan implementation through fee title acquisition of priority lands for Wildlife Management Areas and Scientific & Natural Areas for public hunting, trapping and compatible uses consistent with the Outdoor Recreation Act.

Anoka
Chippewa
Clay
Dakota
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Lyon
Meeker
Murray
Nicollet
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Steele
Swift
Traverse
Washington
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,530,000
Fund Source

Restoration and Enhancement of Prairie on WMA’s, SNA’s, AMA's and Native Prairie Banks in Minnesota.
Restoration and Enhancement of Bluff Prairies on State Forest Land in Southeast Minnesota.

Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Clay
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Washington
Wilkin
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Delina L. White
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,723
Folk and Traditional Arts
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
Mahnomen
Marshall
Mille Lacs
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
Recipient
MN DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$245,000

With only 1% of Minnesota’s native prairie remaining, many prairie plant and animal species have dramatically declined. Of the 12 butterfly species native to Minnesota prairies, two species, the Poweshiek skipperling and the Dakota skipper, have already largely disappeared from the state and are proposed for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act despite being historically among the most common prairie butterflies and having their historic ranges concentrated in Minnesota.

Becker
Big Stone
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Dodge
Douglas
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Marshall
McLeod
Murray
Nobles
Norman
Pipestone
Polk
Rock
Roseau
Sibley
Stearns
Swift
Traverse
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Zoological Garden
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$380,000

With only 1% of Minnesota’s native prairie remaining, many prairie plant and animal species have dramatically declined. Of the 12 butterfly species native to Minnesota prairies, two species, the Poweshiek skipperling and the Dakota skipper, have already largely disappeared from the state and are proposed for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act despite being historically among the most common prairie butterflies and having their historic ranges concentrated in Minnesota.

Becker
Big Stone
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Dodge
Douglas
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Marshall
McLeod
Murray
Nobles
Norman
Pipestone
Polk
Rock
Roseau
Sibley
Stearns
Swift
Traverse
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Maeve Winter
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
Hennepin
Dakota
Lyon
Scott
Anoka
Polk
Stearns
Benton
Sherburne
Beltrami
Washington
Ramsey
Olmsted
Carver
Renville
Rice
Wright
Winona
Kandiyohi
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Goodhue
Grant
Hubbard
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Marshall
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Norman
Otter Tail
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Renville
Rice
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$128,667
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$128,667

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Becker
Clay
Clearwater
Mahnomen
Norman
Polk
Wilkin
Recipient
Red Lake Watershed District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$168,000

Since 2000, a diverse group of partners has been collectively working in northwestern Minnesota on one of the largest prairie-wetland restorations in the world. Spanning 22,000 acres and adjacent to an additional 16,000 acres of public and private conservation land, the goal of the Glacial Ridge Project has been to demonstrate whether large-scale habitat restoration is a viable way to reduce flooding and improve water quality. Prior to beginning restoration efforts on the project, a comprehensive baseline hydrologic study of the area was completed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Polk
Red Lake
Recipient
U of MN
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,000

Native to the western United States and Canada, mountain pine beetle is considered the most devastating forest insect in North America. Trees usually die as a result of infestation and an unprecedented outbreak in the west is currently decimating pine forests there. While mountain pine beetle is not presently believed to reside in Minnesota, there are risks posed by an expanding species range resulting from warming climate and the potential for accidental introduction via lumber imports from infested areas.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Fillmore
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kittson
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Roseau
Sherburne
St. Louis
Stearns
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Winona