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Recipient
Kanabec County Soil and Water Conservation District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,265
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Fund Source

This project will be a complete TMDL report for the Biota and Bacteria (E. coli) impairments for the Ann River Watershed. The water bodies associated with these impairments will then be removed from the MPCA’s impaired waters list, and implementation activities to restore the water bodies will begin.

Aitkin
Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Great River Greening, Anoka Conservation District and National Wild Turkey Federation
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

With funding from the Outdoor Heritage Fund and other leveraged sources, the Anoka Sand Plain Partnership restored/enhanced 1,866 acres of priority wildlife habitat within the Anoka Sand Plain and in the Rum River watershed in east-central Minnesota. 

Anoka
Benton
Chisago
Isanti
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Sherburne
Recipient
Metropolitan Council-Environmental Services
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$405,500
Fund Source

This project will provide condition monitoring and problem investigation monitoring at the following sites.
Mississippi River: Tributaries include Bassett Creek, Cannon River, Crow River, and Minnehaha Creek.
Minnesota River: Tributaries include Eagle Creek,Riley Creek, and Valley Creek tributary to the St. Croix River

Anoka
Benton
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Le Sueur
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Pine
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Washington
Wright
Recipient
New London Music Group
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
Art Project Grant
Washington
Rice
Ramsey
Anoka
Dakota
Mille Lacs
Hennepin
Chisago
Benton
Brown
Renville
McLeod
Douglas
Lac qui Parle
Stearns
Lincoln
Lyon
Chippewa
Recipient
Barbara J. Claussen
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Rice
Goodhue
Ramsey
Hennepin
Chisago
Pine
Benton
Stearns
Chippewa
Otter Tail
Carlton
Crow Wing
Itasca
St. Louis
Winona
Waseca
Recipient
Eric J. Dregni
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
Artist Initiative
Hennepin
Pennington
Chisago
Steele
Dakota
St. Louis
Washington
Cook
Isanti
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Sherburne
Rice
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,546
Arts Access
Chisago
Pine
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Washington
Recipient
Springboard for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,946
Arts Access
Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Rock
Roseau
St. Louis
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Wilkin
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Friends of T.B. Sheldon Auditorium Theatre AKA Friends of the Sheldon
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,845
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Steele
Stevens
Wabasha
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
2013 Hambone Music Festival
Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Dodge
Blue Earth
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Le Sueur
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
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
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,261

Arts Learning

Anoka
Blue Earth
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Hennepin
Itasca
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Sherburne
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
Lisa M. Fuglie AKA Monroe Crossing
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Otter Tail
Kanabec
Clay
Meeker
Wright
Rock
Itasca
Le Sueur
St. Louis
Stevens
Goodhue
Chisago
Recipient
Luverne G. Seifert
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$67,369
Arts Tour Minnesota
Faribault
Freeborn
Polk
Rice
Martin
Roseau
Marshall
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Le Sueur
Carver
Ramsey
Hennepin
Fillmore
Chisago
Mower
Rock
Dakota
Sherburne
Stearns
Benton
Recipient
Multiple Local Government Units
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,631,794
Fund Source

Funds are to be used to protect, enhance and restore water quality in lakes, rivers and streams and to protect groundwater and drinking water. Activities include structural and vegetative practices to reduce runoff and retain water on the land, feedlot water quality projects, SSTS abatement grants for low income individuals, and stream bank, stream channel and shoreline protection projects. For the fiscal year 2012, BWSR awarded 12 local governments with funds.

Chisago
Lac qui Parle
Lake of the Woods
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Pennington
Pope
St. Louis
Stearns
Todd
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Taylors Falls Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,324
To rehouse and store according to archival standards objects documenting the history of Taylors Falls.
Chisago
Recipient
The Center for Irish Music
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,611
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Anoka
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Meeker
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Wabasha
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,987
Fund Source

The project will include lake monitoring on three (3) lakes found in the Rum River watershed in southeastern Crow Wing County (CWC). The project will be conducted in an effort to gain sufficient data on these data-deficient lake sites. All of the proposed monitoring sites are target sites for 2013-2014. One of the goals of the CWC Local Comprehensive Water Plan (CWP) is to establish a countywide Comprehensive Monitoring Plan (CMP).

Aitkin
Anoka
Benton
Chisago
Crow Wing
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Sherburne
Recipient
Chisago County Soil & Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,853
Fund Source

This project will support the development of whole farm conservation plans for ten (10) agricultural producers within the Sunrise River Watershed. The conservation plans will be used by the farmer and the Chisago SWCD to develop an action plan to address the resource concerns identified as part of the AgEQA program. The overall goal of the program is to prioritize conservation practices that will improve the overall water quality of the Sunrise River.

Anoka
Chisago
Isanti
Washington
Recipient
Barr Engineering
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,683
Fund Source

This project will complete a Watershed Restoration and Protection Plan for the Lower St. Croix River that provides quantitative pollutant load reduction estimates and a set of pollutant reduction and watershed management strategies to achieve water quality standards for all impairments within the watershed, and that are understood and adoptable by local units of government and other stakeholders.

Anoka
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Kanabec Soil and Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,398
Fund Source

This project will develop and organize a first- stage civic infrastructure pilot in Kanabec County, within the membership of the PICKM (Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Kanabec, and Mille-Lacs) Alliance, and with other organizations in the St. Croix Basin. The work will be grounded in the need for sustainable citizen engagement in water quality management. Civic leaders participating in this project will build their own skills for organizing people and working in partnership with Kanabec County SWCD staff and the St. Croix Basin Team to achieve water quality goals.

Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$132,000
Fund Source

Implementation activities proposed as a part of this project include water quality monitoring, biotic surveys, sediment core sampling, mechanical treatment of curly-leaf pondweed (in accordance with regulations and permitting), an iron-enhanced sand filter, with a high capacity multi-stage outlet weir and 40,000 pounds of iron filings and stakeholder involvement in the design process and educational presentations.

Anoka
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Ramsey
Washington
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
Chisago County Ag. Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783

To enhance art activities and experiences at the Chisago County Fair. Projects will include constructing secure display cases to showcase the work of local artists, featuring bluegrass musicians, a caricature artist, and creating a hands-on mural exhibit.

Chisago
Recipient
Taylors Falls Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,985
To research and develop an exhibit about the history of the Taylors Falls area.
Chisago
Recipient
DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,480,000
Fund Source

We used a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection, restoration, and enhancement for lakes, trout streams, and rivers across all LSOHC planning regions of Minnesota.

Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Cass
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Hubbard
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Stearns
Wabasha
Washington
Recipient
East Central Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$284,418
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$244,859

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
City of Braham
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Braham Sculpture Park
Isanti
Kanabec
Pine
Mille Lacs
Chisago
Recipient
Braham Pie Day
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,548
Braham Pie Day Sings a New Song and Focuses on Arts Participation
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Cambridge Center for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250
Personnel Grant
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Cambridge Center for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,905
Play Inc. Summer Theater Program
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Cambridge Center for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,050
Executive Director Grant
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
East Central Minnesota Chorale
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,757
Sound and Lighting - Equipment Grant
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
East Central Minnesota Chorale
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,259
Capital Equipment Grant - Keyboard and Amplifier for Music Development
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,829
Capital Equipment Grant - Truck/Trailer for Sculpture Development
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,904
2013 Valentine's Day Hot Metal Pour
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,986
Music at Franconia Concert Series and Guided Tours
Chisago
Kanabec
Isanti
Pine
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,897
2013 Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour Program
Chisago
Kanabec
Isanti
Pine
Mille Lacs
Recipient
City of Milaca AKA Milaca Parks Commission
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Rec Fest 2013
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Recipient
Milaca Fine Arts Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,632
Music in the Park 2013
Chisago
Isanti
Pine
Kanabec
Mille Lacs