Minnesota's Legacy

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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
Minnesota Zoological Garden
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,838
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$92,085

 Legacy Farm Program

Legacy funds allow the Minnesota Zoo to extend the season of the Wells Fargo Family Farm beyond its historical May to September season to include full programming and exhibits from April through November. 

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
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
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Health
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000
Fund Source

Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and is commonly found in groundwater throughout much of Minnesota. The occurrence and distribution of arsenic in groundwater is difficult to predict. Research is steadily increasing our understanding of the mechanisms and geologic conditions that determine arsenic occurrence in groundwater. The arsenic concentration in a new well, measured at the time of construction, is sometimes higher or lower, compared to subsequent sampling results.

Anoka
Becker
Carlton
Carver
Clay
Hennepin
Mahnomen
McLeod
Meeker
Norman
Otter Tail
Sherburne
St. Louis
Wilkin
Wright
Recipient
Multiple public water systems
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$113,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

Approximately 70 percent of all Minnesotans rely on groundwater as their primary source of drinking water. Wells used for drinking water must be properly sealed when removed from service to protect both public health and Minnesota’s invaluable groundwater resources. The Minnesota Department of Health protects both public health and groundwater by assuring the proper sealing of unused wells.
Clean Water funds are being provided to well owners as a 50% cost-share assistance for sealing unused public water-supply wells.

Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Hennepin
Lyon
McLeod
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Swift
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
City of Blaine
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,061
Fund Source

Update PCSI locations

Anoka
Recipient
City of Circle Pines
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,264
Fund Source

Assist 10-16 homeowners with sealing their wells.

Anoka
Recipient
City of Circle Pines
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source

Assist up to 16 homeowners with sealing their wells

Anoka
Recipient
City of Centerville
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,972
Fund Source

Update PCSI within the DWSMA, well survey, education, printing, postage

Anoka
Recipient
City of Coon Rapids
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,988
Fund Source

Educate well owners on the proper operation and maintenance of their wells, prepare and send letter to owners of properties in moderate and high vulnerability portions of the DWSMA and educate property owners in the DWSMA on issues related to source water

Anoka
Recipient
City of Oak Grove Lake George
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Construct a new water supply well including piping
Anoka
Recipient
City of Circle Pines
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,446
Fund Source
Sealing of private wells - grant program for residents
Anoka
Recipient
City of Coon Rapids
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Well inventory and public ed.
Anoka
Recipient
City of Blaine
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,900
Fund Source
Public education and update well inventory
Anoka
Recipient
City of Lexington
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,643
Fund Source
Seal abandoned wells
Anoka
Recipient
City of Ramsey
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,074
Fund Source
Public education, GIS wells, storage tanks location
Anoka
Recipient
City of Circle Pines
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Fund Source
Public education; Well sealing grant program for residents
Anoka
Recipient
City of St. Francis
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Well survey; Update PCSI map and database
Anoka
Recipient
City of Lino Lakes
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,997
Fund Source
Update well databases and maps
Anoka
Recipient
City of Centerville
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,624
Fund Source
Send well sealing info to well owners; Seal private wells
Anoka
Recipient
City of Blaine
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,363
Fund Source
Well sealing program for residents
Anoka
Recipient
City of Circle Pines
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,142
Fund Source
Well sealing grant program for residents
Anoka
Recipient
City of Fridley
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$854
Fund Source
Seal unused wells within Fridley and Spring Lake Park DWSMA
Anoka
Recipient
City of Andover
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,506
Fund Source
Public education for owners of underground and above ground storage tanks; Public education for facilities with agricultural chemicals; Public education for private well owners
Anoka
Recipient
Hope Free Lutheran Church
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,675
Fund Source
Construct new well; Seal existing well
Anoka
Recipient
City of Anoka
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Information packets to owners for well sealing; Update well records; Cost sharing program for private wells sealing
Anoka
Recipient
City of Centerville
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,945
Fund Source
Seal 17 wells on private property
Anoka
Recipient
City of Minneapolis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Construction of up to 7 curb cut rain gardens
Anoka
Recipient
City of Blaine (Anoka County Municipal Wellhead Protection Group)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source
Seal wells on private property
Anoka
Recipient
City of Centerville
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Sealing wells on private property
Anoka
Recipient
City of Fridley
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Seal wells within the City DWSMA
Anoka
Recipient
City of Blaine (Anoka County Municipal Wellhead Protection Group)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source
Seal wells on private property
Anoka
Recipient
City of Andover
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,395
Fund Source
Potential contaminant source location verification
Anoka
Recipient
City of Coon Rapids
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,684
Fund Source

Verify location of potential contaminant sources; Update City website

Anoka
Recipient
City of Fridley
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$921
Fund Source

Collect groundwater sample from monitoring well adjacent to well 1

Anoka
Recipient
City of Lino Lakes
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,298
Fund Source

Investigate unlocated or undocumented wells within the DWSMA; Notify owners of large storage tanks located with the DWSMA; Update the City's septic system inventory.

Anoka