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Recipient
Mississippi Headwaters Board
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,000
Fund Source

The grant will use local data to develop stormwater planning options that prioritize, target, and measure the effectiveness of Best Management Practices and allow local city officials to make decisions on stormwater Best management Practices that reduce pollutants in the stormwatershed.

Aitkin
Cass
Crow Wing
Itasca
Recipient
Minnesota Geological Survey
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
Fund Source

This project will accelerate production of County Geologic Atlases (part A). An atlas is a set of geologic maps and associated databases for a county that facilitate informed management of natural resources, especially water and minerals.

Brown
Cass
Dodge
Hennepin
Isanti
Lake
Redwood
St. Louis
Wadena
Washington
Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Carlton
Pine
Kanabec
Chisago
Cass
Itasca
Koochiching
Beltrami
Recipient
Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,936

Art Project Grant

Aitkin
Beltrami
Crow Wing
Mille Lacs
Wadena
Cass
Todd
St. Louis
Koochiching
Itasca
Carlton
Kanabec
Lake
Cook
Pine
Recipient
Alan M. Gerlach
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Cass
Dakota
Hennepin
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Todd
Wright
Recipient
VSA Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,202
Arts Access
Anoka
Blue Earth
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Dakota
Grant
Hennepin
Itasca
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Cass
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Clearwater
Cass
Lake of the Woods
Becker
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,745
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Cass
Becker
Koochiching
Clearwater
Lake of the Woods
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,225
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Hubbard
Cass
Beltrami
Wadena
Becker
Otter Tail
Hennepin
Recipient
Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Cass
Red Lake
Itasca
Clearwater
Mahnomen
Becker
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Hubbard
Itasca
Clearwater
Cass
Polk
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Clearwater
Hubbard
Cass
St. Louis
Becker
Polk
Carver
Dakota
Stearns
Crow Wing
Otter Tail
Aitkin
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Hubbard
Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Wadena
Otter Tail
Stevens
Hennepin
Anoka
Dakota
Washington
Goodhue
Olmsted
Mower
Blue Earth
Carver
Kandiyohi
Sherburne
Stearns
Crow Wing
Polk
Clearwater
St. Louis
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,597
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Hubbard
Becker
Mahnomen
Cass
Recipient
Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Beltrami
Red Lake
Hubbard
Cass
Itasca
Recipient
The Minnesota Opera AKA Minnesota Opera
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$149,924
Arts Tour Minnesota
Aitkin
Carlton
Cass
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Itasca
Koochiching
Ramsey
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,640
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$109,887
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,050
Fund Source

A multi-partner effort has begun to study the amount of nitrate-nitrogen (nitrate) leaching loss that occurs below an agricultural field recently converted from timber land to irrigated row crop production. The landowner has made the property and their staff available to better understand the deep drainage and nitrate leaching dynamics following this type of land use change. This study is unique.

Cass
Recipient
BWSR with Morrison County SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200,000
Fund Source

This phase protected, under easement, 946 acres (130% of the goal of 720 acres)  of high quality habitat a for fish, game, and wildlife.

Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Itasca
Morrison
St. Louis
Wadena
Recipient
Wes Bailey
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,059
Career Development Grant
Cass
Itasca
St. Louis
Carlton
Lake
Cook
Aitkin
Recipient
Cass County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,000
To hire a qualified museum lighting professional to develop a museum lighting plan.
Cass
Recipient
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net (218) 631-3195 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,338
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,337
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,724
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,852
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$114,991
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Becker
Benton
Cass
Crow Wing
Douglas
Hubbard
Kandiyohi
Morrison
Otter Tail
Pope
Sherburne
Stearns
Todd
Wadena
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,825
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Pine River Area Foundation, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Community Education
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,020
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,800
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
MacRostie Art Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,909
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Aitkin
Cass
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis
Recipient
DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,560,000
Fund Source

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

Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Carver
Cass
Clearwater
Dakota
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Recipient
Leech Lake Area Watershed Foundation, MN Land Trust
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,130,000
Fund Source

Approximately 500 acres of critical shoreland and forested parcels in the watersheds of strategic North Central Minnesota lakes will be permanently protected to insure availability of high quality fish habitat to sustain a healthy sport fishery in North Central Minnesota.

Aitkin
Cass
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Recipient
Delina L. White
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,723
Folk and Traditional Arts
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
Mahnomen
Marshall
Mille Lacs
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Fillmore
Goodhue
Wabasha
Winona
Carlton
Houston
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Roseau
Stearns
Todd
Wadena
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Cass
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Sherburne
St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,800
General Operating
Cass
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,440
General Operating
Cass
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Goodhue
Grant
Hubbard
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Marshall
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Norman
Otter Tail
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Renville
Rice
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Kitchigami Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$129,042
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$129,042

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.

Beltrami
Cass
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Wadena
Recipient
Cass County Environmental Services Department
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Fund Source

The main outcome of Phase III of the project will be the final deliverable of a WRAPS report that will prescribe the restoration and protection strategies for the surface water resources within the Leech Lake River Watershed. The WRAPS will provide the analytical and strategic foundation which will be essential in protecting the surface water resources within this high quality watershed. Along with the development of the WRAPS report, this project will support the development and completion of the MPCA Stressor ID and Watershed Assessment reports to be completed for this watershed.

Beltrami
Cass
Hubbard
Recipient
Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$120,000
Fund Source
Several important milestones will be completed during this Phase (Phase II) of the Mississippi River (Headwaters) Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) project. These milestones will include the completion of the Stressor ID & Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Reports, the completion of the Zonation Modeling watershed priority planning process (through the continuation of the Civic Engagement project component), and the development of the overall WRAPS report.
Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Clearwater
Hubbard
Itasca
Recipient
U of MN
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,000

Native to the western United States and Canada, mountain pine beetle is considered the most devastating forest insect in North America. Trees usually die as a result of infestation and an unprecedented outbreak in the west is currently decimating pine forests there. While mountain pine beetle is not presently believed to reside in Minnesota, there are risks posed by an expanding species range resulting from warming climate and the potential for accidental introduction via lumber imports from infested areas.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Fillmore
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kittson
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Roseau
Sherburne
St. Louis
Stearns
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Winona