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Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in in the 67 counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Isanti
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Isanti
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880,000
Fund Source

We propose restoration and enhancement of prairie and savanna on WMA’s, SNA’s, and Native Prairie Banks in Minnesota and restoration and enhancement of bluff prairies on State Forest Land in southeast Minnesota.

Anoka
Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Carver
Chippewa
Clay
Crow Wing
Dodge
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Meeker
Mower
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Polk
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Roseau
Traverse
Wabasha
Washington
Wilkin
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

Anoka
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Steele
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Agricultural Supply Businesses
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000
Fund Source

The AgBMP Loan Program provides needed funding for local implementation of clean water practices at an extremely low cost, is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by any other source of funding.The AgBMP loan program provides 3% loans through local lenders to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses.

Anoka
Becker
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,405

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Blue Earth
Chisago
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Sherburne
Steele
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Waseca
Winona
Recipient
City of Peterson AKA Peterson Committee for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,400
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,750
Arts Learning
Anoka
Dakota
Hennepin
Houston
Marshall
Ramsey
Stearns
Recipient
Kevin L. Strauss
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,996
Arts Learning
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Recipient
Chamber Music Live
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts Access
Blue Earth
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Winona
Recipient
20 Theatre Company Twin Cities AKA 20% Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,526
Arts Tour Minnesota
Benton
Carlton
Clay
Fillmore
Houston
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center AKA Lanesboro Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Houston
Olmsted
Winona
Recipient
Chamber Music Live
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Houston
Houston
Winona
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Hennepin
Houston
Olmsted
Ramsey
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Fillmore
Goodhue
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Dodge
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
City of Winona Community Services
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Fillmore
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Anoka
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Rochester Irish Fest
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale AKA Rochester Symphony
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,540,000
Fund Source

We will use a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection, restoration, and enhancement of lakes and streams across all the LSOHC planning regions of Minnesota.

Becker
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Cass
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Goodhue
Houston
Hubbard
Itasca
Jackson
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Marshall
Martin
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Murray
Otter Tail
Pine
Redwood
Scott
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Established Artist
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Mower
Houston
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Waseca
Dakota
Scott
Stearns
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Hennepin
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Jamie R. Schell
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Established Artist
Anoka
Cass
Cass
Isanti
Fillmore
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Goodhue
Olmsted
Ramsey
Winona
Recipient
Frederick D. Somers
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Established Artist
Blue Earth
Carver
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Le Sueur
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Fillmore SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$804,385
Fund Source

After 6 years of intensive baseline monitoring at 5 edge-of-field sites, 1 intermittent and 3 in-stream sites in 3 sub-watersheds representing the geomorphic regions of the Root River, the second phase of the project is well prepared for the implementation of BMPs. Continued monitoring will be used to measure the effectiveness of the BMPs for the next 6 years. In preparation for BMP implementation, extensive planning was completed using LiDAR terrain analysis and the Tomer Framework to prioritize practices.

Fillmore
Houston
Recipient
Saint Olaf College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,574
Folk and Traditional Arts
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Kandiyohi
Ramsey
Rice
Washington
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Fillmore
Goodhue
Wabasha
Winona
Carlton
Houston
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Roseau
Stearns
Todd
Wadena
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Cass
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Sherburne
St. Louis
Recipient
Children's Dance Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dodge
Goodhue
Houston
Olmsted
Winona
Recipient
Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Sibley
Winona
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Aitkin
Dodge
Fillmore
Hennepin
Houston
Olmsted
Ramsey
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Mid West Music Fest
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
The Northfield Youth Choirs, Inc. AKA Northfield Youth Choirs
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dakota
Dodge
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Meeker
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Anoka
Blue Earth
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Sing Out Loud
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Winona
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Winona Oratorio Chorus
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Winona Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,995
General Operating Support
Fillmore
Houston
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,760

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kandiyohi