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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 235 acres of wetlands and 765 acres of grasslands for a total of 1,000 acres as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

Becker
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Clay
Douglas
Faribault
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
McLeod
Meeker
Murray
Nobles
Otter Tail
Pope
Renville
Rice
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Traverse
Wright
Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,603,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 1,012 acres of strategic prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitats as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

Brown
Chippewa
Cottonwood
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lac qui Parle
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Murray
Nobles
Redwood
Sibley
Stearns
Swift
Watonwan
Wright
Yellow Medicine
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
Leah DeBoer
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$292

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Lukas Hillenbrand
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$491

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Kandiyohi
Recipient
New London Music Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Eleanor Ryder
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,770

Art Project

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Maeve Winter
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Art Study Opportunity for Youth

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Area Arts Council
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$477

Arts Organization Development

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Public Schools/ECFE
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,219

Arts in the Schools

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Minnesota Valley Chorale
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,800

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Blue Earth
Brown
Dakota
Faribault
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Ramsey
Sibley
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
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 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
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,437,000
Fund Source

Acquire 960 acres of high priority habitat for designation as Wildlife Management Area (Prairie Planning Section) or Scientific and Natural Area (Prairie and SE Forest Planning Sections) emphasizing Prairie Conservation Plan implementation and coordination with partners. All lands will be open for public hunting and fishing (where applicable). WMA accomplishment is based on $5,000 per acre and should be considered a minimum estimate.

Becker
Brown
Dodge
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Murray
Norman
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Watonwan
Wilkin
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Crow River Players
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Equipment/Facilities Improvement

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,251

Equipment/Facilities Improvement

Kandiyohi
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
Kandiyohi County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$921,000
Fund Source

Kandiyohi County's Lake Wakanda Enhancement Project is a one-time funding request to construct four water control structures and fish barriers. This comprehensive project will protect and enhance critical fish and wildlife habitat on the 1,754-acre shallow lake. Located at the headwaters of the South Fork of the Crow River, which flows into the Mississippi, Lake Wakanda is part of a prairie chain of lakes near Willmar, Minnesota.

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Ducks Unlimited
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,716,000
Fund Source

This Phase 5 request for Ducks Unlimited's Living Lakes program will enhance 2,000 acres of shallow lakes and restore 50 acres of small wetlands by engineering and installing water control structures for Minnesota DNR and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on public lands and wetlands under easement. Structures will be used by DNR and Service partners to restore wetland hydrology and actively manage shallow lake water levels to enhance their ecology for ducks, other birds, and hunters in the Prairie Region of Minnesota.

Becker
Big Stone
Cottonwood
Douglas
Freeborn
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Martin
Meeker
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Otter Tail
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Sibley
Swift
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
The Nature Conservancy
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,901,000
Fund Source

This project will advance the prairie protection, restoration and enhancement goals established in the 2011 MN Prairie Conservation Plan. It builds upon the successful model established in Phases 1 - 6 and seeks to protect 200 acres in fee without PILT obligations to be held by The Nature Conservancy, protect an additional 100 acres with PILT for inclusion in the State's Wildlife Management or Scientific Natural Area systems, enhance 7,500 acres of permanently protected grasslands, and restore 100 acres of prairie habitat.

Becker
Big Stone
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Murray
Nobles
Norman
Pennington
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Rock
Roseau
Stearns
Swift
Traverse
Wilkin
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
The Nature Conservancy
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,683,000
Fund Source

The Nature Conservancy and US Fish and Wildlife Service will cooperate to permanently protect native prairie and associated complexes of wetlands and native habitats in western Minnesota by purchasing approximately 770 acres of fee title properties and/or habitat easements, with a target of 385 acres of native prairie.

Big Stone
Brown
Chippewa
Clay
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Murray
Norman
Pipestone
Pope
Renville
Rock
Wilkin
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Crow River Players
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,337

Operating Support

Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Area Arts Council
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,069

Operating Support

Kandiyohi
Recipient
The American Composers Forum
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,992

Operating Support

Brown
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Kandiyohi
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Recipient
American Craft Council
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,041

Operating Support

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
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Ashland Productions, Inc.
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,830

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pine
Pipestone
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Todd
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,542

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,228

Operating Support

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
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Circus of the Star AKA Circus Juventas
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,575

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Lyon
Mahnomen
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Waseca
Washington
Wright
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,716

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cook
Dakota
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Isanti
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Martin
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
Renville
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Swift
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,484

Operating Support

Anoka
Benton
Carver
Crow Wing
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Friends of the Minnesota Sinfonia AKA Minnesota Sinfonia
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,656

Operating Support

Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Lake
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Great River Educational Arts Theatre AKA GREAT Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,916

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake of the Woods
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Great River Shakespeare Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,750

Operating Support

Anoka
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lyon
Martin
Meeker
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pine
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Guthrie Theatre Foundation AKA Guthrie Theater
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$562,651

Operating Support

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
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
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$510,296

Operating Support

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
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Jungle Theater
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,258

Operating Support

Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mille Lacs
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
St. Louis
Wadena
Washington
Winona
Wright