Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered to permanently protect, restore and enhance 1,630 acres of grassland and 294 acres of wetland as Waterfowl Production Areas in Western and Southern Minnesota. All lands acquired will be owned and managed in perpetuity by the USFWS as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System and open for public recreation.

Clay
Cottonwood
Douglas
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Otter Tail
Pope
Renville
Traverse
Waseca
Wright
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,833,000
Fund Source

With these funds we were able to restore, protect, and enhance 24,611 acres of native and restored grassland in Minnesota. Much of this work was done through the DNR Roving Crews, a new program funded with these dollars that has significantly increased the state's habitat management capabilities. In addition to these enhancement activities we were able to enroll acres in the DNR's Native Prairie Bank Easement Program as well as acquire acres for the SNA program.

Becker
Beltrami
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rock
Sherburne
Stearns
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Wilkin
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,791,000
Fund Source

This program will increase populations of a variety of game and non-game wildlife species by protecting and enhancing forest habitats on which wildlife depends. This program of on-the-ground forest conservation projects will amplify the wildlife value of forest communities on DNR administered forestlands. Our forest enhancement will treat 4,472 ac. These activities are not conducted as part of the DNR's commercial timber operations. Additionally, our program will acquire 404 acres of forestland that contributes to habitat complexes and other high priorities.

Aitkin
Beltrami
Benton
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Marshall
Mille Lacs
Olmsted
Pine
Rice
Roseau
St. Louis
Wadena
Winona
Recipient
DNR - Fisheries & Wildlife
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,505,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited and Minnesota DNR Section of Wildlife completed 26 project affecting 7,603 acres, including three wetland restoration projects restoring 97 acres, 18 shallow lake enhancement projects enhancing 7,154 wetland acres, and five fee-title land acquisition projects protecting 352 acres.

Anoka
Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Freeborn
Kittson
Le Sueur
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
Meeker
Murray
Nobles
Polk
Pope
Roseau
Stearns
Stevens
Wright
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,416,000
Fund Source

Accomplishments of the appropriation include: i) protection of 3.9 miles of shoreline; ii) modification of 4 lake outlet structures to allow fish passage, benefiting 1,264 acres; iii) enhanced river and stream functions at 15 sites, benefiting over 17 river miles; and iv) enhance 4.5 miles of shoreline habitat on publicly-owned lakeshore.

Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Itasca
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lake
Le Sueur
Martin
Meeker
Morrison
Murray
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Redwood
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,239
To add 157 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records
Renville
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
Kathryn R. Leo-Keast AKA Katie Leo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
To revise her poetry manuscript, work with a mentor or editor, identify twenty small presses and/or first book contests, and to submit the manuscript for publication.
Olmsted
Recipient
Elissa L. Elliott
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,900
To research Egyptian culture and outline her third novel about Hagar--a figure central in Judaism Christianity and Islam.
Olmsted
Recipient
Crist A. Dahl
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To document gravel road bike races and the rural landscapes where they take place. The finished film will be submitted to the Bicycle Film Festival and other film festivals across the nation and within the state of Minnesota.
Olmsted
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,000
Riverside Concerts, Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra, and Honors Choir of Southeast Minnesota will bus 5,000 fourth and fifth graders from across southeastern Minnesota to educational youth concerts at the Mayo Civic Center on 4/21/2011; teachers will receive an advance study guide to prepare students for the concerts.
Olmsted
Recipient
Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,300
This project expands arts opportunities for participation and enjoyment of Bella Voce Young Women's Choir by underserved populations based on financial, gender, and geographical barriers.
Olmsted
Recipient
Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester AKA Choral Arts Ensemble
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
Choral Arts Ensemble partnering with two community groups, will provide 3 free public concerts, with an educational talk, to engage underserved members of the public in meaningful arts performances.
Olmsted
Recipient
Kittson Central Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Sponsor Camp Art
Kittson
Recipient
Children's Dance Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
An educational partnership with the Minnesota Ballet
Olmsted
Recipient
Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester AKA Choral Arts Ensemble
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
New program "Symphonic Chorus" debut performances Oct 2010
Olmsted
Recipient
Churchill Elementary School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$479
Art in nature residency with mosaic artist Lisa Arnold
Olmsted
Recipient
Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Third annual summer musical presented as part of Rochesterfest
Olmsted
Recipient
John Marshall High School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts immersion and education project - stained glass construction
Olmsted
Recipient
Northland Words AKA Words Players Theatre Troupe
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Expand season to include theater experiences and education for young people
Olmsted
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Outdoor sculpture by local artist Richard Brubaker for OMC main clinic in Rochester
Olmsted
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Install local art in OMC's primary clinic and emergency department
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists participating in the public art bench project
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists providing demonstrations at ARTiKids
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Civic Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
A play for the RACE exhibit
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Minnesota Guitar Quartet Day in Rochester at library and RCTC locations
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
RISE - an eclectic multidisciplinary dance performance at the Mayo Civic Center
Olmsted
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Pilot project - World Music Series
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,800
Scholarship competition and winner's recital
Olmsted
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560
Biennial Gasshuku music workshop at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Olmsted
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,632
Community outreach partnership with Rochester YMCA
Olmsted
Recipient
Hallock Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,770
Flamenco Dancer sponsorship.
Kittson
Recipient
Kittson Central Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Camp Art 2011.
Kittson
Recipient
Kittson Central Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
Music residency.
Kittson
Recipient
Kittson County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
Sponsor the Woodpicks and other entertainment.
Kittson
Recipient
Tri-County Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,100
Writing residency.
Kittson
Recipient
Tri-County Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Visual art cartooning residency.
Kittson
Recipient
Renville County West Area Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Upgrade Lighting System.
Renville
Recipient
Ability Building Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Empowering people with disabilities through art.
Olmsted