Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
American Craft Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,575
To document in eight oral history interviews the history of the St. Croix Valley Potters.
Chisago
Washington
Recipient
Amy J. Baur-Boldon AKA Amy Baur
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Chisago
Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
James A. Brenner AKA Jim Brenner
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Chisago
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Jessica R. Hirsch AKA Jess Hirsch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Clearwater
Cook
Dakota
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Lake
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Todd
Wadena
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Ellen M. Kingsbury AKA Ellie Kingsbury
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Chisago
Fillmore
Olmsted
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Lynn E. Speaker-Epping AKA Lynn Speaker
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Chisago
Cook
Dakota
Hennepin
Lake
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Beltrami County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,460
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Sherburne
Steele
Wadena
Washington
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Jennifer L. Hicks AKA Jennifer Bowen Hicks
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,978

Arts Learning

Anoka
Carlton
Chisago
Hennepin
Ramsey
Rice
Sherburne
Washington
Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

In 2010, Legislation allocated Clean Water Fund (CWF) dollars to the Anoka Conservation District to initiate an 11 county metro subwatershed assessment program. The purpose of subwatershed assessments is to improve water quality, increase groundwater recharge and reduce runoff volumes. These goals are achieved by identifying opportunities in the subwatersheds most contributing to the degradation of the high priority water bodies and developing designs for Best Management Practices (BMPs) that treat stormwater runoff.

Chisago
Recipient
The Center for Irish Music
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,627

Community Arts Schools and Conservatories

Anoka
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Meeker
Olmsted
Pine
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Wabasha
Washington
Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$117,000
Fund Source

In 2011, the Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) received a Clean Water Fund (CWF) grant to inventory active gully erosion sites along the St. Croix River from the Wild River State Park entrance south to the Chisago/Washington county line. This inventory is now being used to contact landowners with active and severe gully erosion to begin the process of developing a plan correct the problems using Best Management Practices (BMPs).

Chisago
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$199,726
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,480
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Discovery Farms program is a farmer-led effort to gather information on soil and nutrient loss on farms in different settings across Minnesota. The mission of Discovery Farms Minnesota is to gather water quality information under real-world conditions.

Blue Earth
Chisago
Dodge
Goodhue
Kandiyohi
Norman
Renville
Rock
Stearns
Wilkin
Wright
Recipient
DNR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,940,000
Fund Source

Our program will coordinate with partners, with emphasis on Prairie Conservation Plan implementation, and acquire priority lands for Wildlife Management Areas, Scientific and Natural Areas, and Native Prairie Bank easesments for public hunting, trapping and compatible outdoor uses consistent with the Outdoor Recreation Act.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Blue Earth
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Dakota
Douglas
Fillmore
Houston
Hubbard
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Martin
Mower
Murray
Norman
Olmsted
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Traverse
Wadena
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
East Central Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404

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.

Aitkin
Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Cambridge-Isanti Performing Arts Committee
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,935
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Chisago
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Chisago
Recipient
East Central Minnesota Chorale
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,045

ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant

Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,972
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Chisago
Mille Lacs
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,979
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Chisago
Mille Lacs
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,365

ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant

Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Terri L. Huro-Torgerson AKA Terri Huro
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Milaca Fine Arts Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,685
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Chisago
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
City of Mora
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Roger N. Nieboer
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,375
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Kanabec
Pine
Mille Lacs
Isanti
Chisago
Recipient
Paradise Community Theatre Association, Inc. AKA Paradise Community Theatre
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,935
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Lauri L. Rockne
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,251
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$197,000

Building on the exhibit development community engagement process carried through three successive Legacy grants, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota used the 2013 direct appropriation to prepare for and begin building exhibit components for its permanent facility by combining professional museum expertise with local resources, volunteers, and community involvement.

Aitkin
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Steele
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Short Elliott Hendrickson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,003
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$193,803
Fund Source

The State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Clean Water Fund appropriation identified the northeast metro as an area where potential solutions are needed to address emerging water supply issues. The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with S.E.H. consultants, evaluated water supply approaches to serve the northeastern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. A subregional study areas was selected based on the indication of potential problems with the long-term sustainability of current water supplies, as well as expressed interest by community stakeholders.

Anoka
Chisago
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,429
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,493
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,831
Fund Source

The State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Clean Water Fund appropriation identified the northeast metro as an area where potential solutions are needed to address emerging water supply issues. Three projects are underway to identify the advantages and disadvantages of combining water supply systems, using new water supply sources such as treated water from Saint Paul Regional Water Services or raw water from the Mississippi or St. Croix rivers, and optimizing groundwater pumping to protect water levels in White Bear Lake and other lakes across the northeast metro.

Anoka
Chisago
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Chisago County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,000
Fund Source

This project will develop an inventory of the Chisago County public ditch system and significant tributaries, including record searching and field verification to identify and confirm locations of existing public ditches. This project will also identify, inventory and evaluate functions, purpose, and necessity of the Chisago County ditch system and determine legal status of ditches, rights, and responsibilities as defined in Minnesota Statutes 103E.

Chisago
Recipient
Great River Greening

These funds will enable Great River Greening to restore approximately 90 acres of permanently protected forests, savanna, prairie, and wetland habitat and 0.18 miles of shoreland habitat while engaging hundreds of volunteers in the stewardship of the Metropolitan area's remaining natural areas. Specific activities include invasive species control, seeding/planting, prescribed burning, and other associated activities.

Anoka
Chisago
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Washington
Recipient
The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is using this appropriation to purchase approximately 24 acres of land and 0.2 miles of shoreline with high ecological value and then convey the land to state or local governments for long-term stewardship and protection. Lands being considered for permanent protection in this round of funding include an areas around the Rum River in Anoka County, Lindstrom Natural Area in Chisago County, and Carnelian Creek and Keystone Woods area in Washington County.

Anoka
Chisago
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Minnesota Land Trust

With this appropriation, the Minnesota Land Trust plans to protect 100 acres of high quality forest, prairie, wetland, or shoreline habitat by securing permanent conservation easements and dedicating funds for their perpetual monitoring, management, and enforcement. Lands being considered for permanent protection in this round of funding are located in Chisago, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, and Washington counties.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Washington
Wright
Recipient
MN VNWR Trust, Friends of Miss, GRG, MLT, TPL
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720,000
Fund Source

Metro Big Rivers' restoration and enhancement partners (FMR and GRG) achieved their goals, converting through restoration a former rail yard in the urban core to 32 acres of prairie and enhancing 98 acres of prairie and forest at four other public conservation sites in the metropolitan area. The easement partner (MLT) exceeded goals and permanently protected 131 acres under two conservation easements in Washington County.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Washington
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000,000
Fund Source

This project will establish a groundwater monitoring network in the 11 county metropolitan area. The network will provide information about aquifer characteristics and natural water trends by monitoring healthy aquifers (non-stressed systems). The project will also develop an automated system that captures groundwater level and water use data. This system will enhance evaluation of changes in aquifers that are stressed by pumping from existing wells.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Wright
Sherburne
Recipient
Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Twin Cities AKA Twin Cities Pride
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Minnesota Festival Support

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Selby Ave JazzFest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,450

Minnesota Festival Support

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Square Lake Film and Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,431

Minnesota Festival Support

Chisago
Cook
Grant
Hennepin
Itasca
Ramsey
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$297,169
Fund Source

This project supports monitoring and assessment activities by MPCA EAO staff and includes lab analysis, equipment, fieldwork, data management, and interpretation expenses associated with monitoring and assessment activities.The ambient groundwater monitoring network describes the current condition and trends in Minnesota's groundwater quality.

Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Dakota
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Lyon
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Redwood
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Winona