Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,130
To research context for a manuscript by then 16-year-old Leon Blehart about a 1915 hike from St. Paul to San Francisco.
Dakota
Freeborn
Ramsey
Steele
Recipient
DNR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,790,000
Fund Source

Many of Minnesota's wetlands have been lost and the remainder degraded.  The original proposal planned for 15,000 acres of wetland/shallow lake enhancement to provide critical habitat for each life stage of waterfowl and wetland wildlife.  The six projects subsequently completed with this appropriation enhanced 13,800 acres of wetlands and shallow lakes in the Prarie and Forest/Prairie Ecosections of Minnestoa.

Aitkin
Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Freeborn
Jackson
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Mille Lacs
Nicollet
Polk
Roseau
Todd
Wilkin
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
Shell Rock River Watershed District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,127,000
Fund Source

The Albert Lea Lake Management project replaced the previous Albert Lea Lake fix-crest dam with a 3-in-1 structure that included a rock riffle dam, a lake level management structure, and an electric fish barrier. The benefits from this project include improved aquatic and waterfowl habitat, invasive species management, and improved desirable fish populations.

Freeborn
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Blue Earth
Cottonwood
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Jackson
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Pipestone
Rice
Rock
Scott
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Watonwan
Winona
Recipient
Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Dodge
Freeborn
Mower
Steele
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Freeborn
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Anoka
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Sherburne
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Rochester Community Media
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Rochester Irish Fest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Olmsted
Winona
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Faribault
Freeborn
Jackson
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Sibley
Scott
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
Recipient
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Freeborn
Jackson
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Nicollet
Rice
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Recipient
CityArt Sculpture Walk
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Anoka
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Carver
Douglas
Freeborn
Hennepin
Mower
Nicollet
Ramsey
Stearns
Steele
Swift
Waseca
Recipient
Minnesota Over Sixty Band
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cottonwood
Dodge
Faribault
Freeborn
Goodhue
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Lyon
Nobles
Martin
Meeker
Mower
Nicollet
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Sibley
Steele
Watonwan
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Lauren J. Pelon
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,800
Arts Tour Minnesota
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Cass
Clay
Crow Wing
Douglas
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Meeker
Mower
Polk
Scott
St. Louis
Todd
Wadena
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
RESPEC
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Fund Source
There are two main goals of this Cedar Basin HSPF project, A. Overall development of the HSPF model in the Cedar Basin of Minnesota; and B. Shell Rock River nutrient, DO , impairment modeling and TMDL completion.
Dodge
Freeborn
Mower
Steele
Recipient
Hiawatha Valley Resource Conservation & Development, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,000

Terrestrial invasive plants such as buckthorn, wild parsnip, garlic mustard, and others are becoming widespread threats throughout many sites in Minnesota. Present chemical and mechanical control methods tend to be costly, effective only in the short-term, or have other negative environmental impacts. However, an alternative practice of using grazing animals for invasive species management is used successfully in many parts of the western United States.

Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Turtle Creek WD
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,625
Fund Source

In the battle to make real progress in sediment reduction to Turtle Creek, buffer strips are on the defensive front lines, holding the land at its most critical point. Grass strips along waterways have long provided a catchment area for agricultural field runoff. The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has developed guidance and performance standards that utilize the maximum amount of benefit when installed through that program. In recent years, the Turtle Creek Watershed residents have faced a difficult decision over whether or not to incorporate grass buffers on their farms.

Freeborn
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
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Waseca
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Matchbox Children's Theatre
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Rochester Repertory Theatre
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Mower
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Zumbrota Area Arts Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
General Operating Support
Blue Earth
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Wabasha
Recipient
RESPEC
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$128,887
Fund Source
The goal of this project is to extend the existing HSPF models through 2012 in the Chippewa Watershed (07020005) and Hawk-Yellow Medicine Watershed (07020004) to incorporate recent monitoring data to support current MPCA business needs and sediment source investigations.
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Murray
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Pipestone
Pope
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Swift
Waseca
Watonwan
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Julie R. Bronson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70
Individual Artist
Faribault
Freeborn
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Waseca
Recipient
Lane M. Powell AKA Powell Music
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Lynette R. Power AKA Bronze by Power
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Dawn Sanborn
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Loretta Verbout
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Cass
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Le Sueur
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
Recipient
Jim McKeel
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Individual Artist
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Steven J. Schmidt
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Individual Artist
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Scott
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Cultural Diversity Network of Owatonna AKA CulturFest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,270

Minnesota Festival Support

Dodge
Freeborn
Rice
Steele
Waseca