Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$168,630
Fund Source

Acquire 12.94 acres

Hennepin
Recipient
Washington County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$171,704
Fund Source

Acquire 8.33 acre

Washington
Recipient
Dakota County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,594,631
Fund Source

Acquire 72.1 acres for Spring Lake Park Reserve

Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$63,221
Fund Source

Acquire 4.5 acres for North Creek Greenway Regional Trail

Dakota
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,204
Fund Source

Acquire trail easement for Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail

Hennepin
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$107,099
Fund Source

Acquire trail easement for Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail

Hennepin
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$501,438
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$613,201
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$736,809
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$640,271
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$711,218
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$732,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$393,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$412,250
Fund Source

“Acquiring Land and Creating Opportunities - A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘create new and expanded park and trail opportunities to satisfy current customers as well as to reach out to new ones’.

Statewide
Recipient
Dakota County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Fund Source

Develop and implement an integrated brand awareness and marketing campaign to increase awareness and familiarity of the park system service offerings to Dakota County residents and increase new use throughout the park system. The campaign will use print, digital and other media strategies to inform a broad and diverse audiences with targeted approaches appropriate for those audiences.

Dakota
Recipient
Washington County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$90,000
Fund Source

upgrade software and hire consultant services to assist in providing multilingual services for park users in St. Croix Bluffs and Lake Elmo Park. Consultant tasks would include design guidance and direction in effective communication methods to non-native speakers

Washington
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

Provide transportation service to new visitors to Three Rivers' Parks and Trails for programs and special events.

Hennepin
Recipient
Ramsey County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$160,000
Fund Source

Supplement existing Design/Engineering services to complete site improvement plans for fishing nodes, trails, landscape, site amenities and signage. Construction activities will include demolition, grading, stormwater management, utilities, construction, landscaping, installation of signs and site amenities. Legacy funds will leverage non-state funds provided by Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization and Saint Paul Regional Watershed.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$450,000
Fund Source

Final stages of implementation of the first-in-the-nation public natural filtration swimming pool at Webber Park, which is within North Mississippi Regional Park. Work will include design, engineering, and construction of landscaping, stormwater management, grading and drainage, furniture, and signage.

Hennepin
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$452,466
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$433,189
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$311,005
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,555
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,707
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$274,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
Fund Source

“Connecting People to the Outdoors- A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘better develop Minnesota’s stewards of tomorrow through efforts to increase life-long participation in parks and trails.’

Statewide
Recipient
Anoka County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000
Fund Source

Construct 2 outdoor gathering spaces at the Bunker Hills Regional Park Activities Center

Anoka
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$398,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$371,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$355,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
Fund Source

“Coordinating with Partners- A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘enhance coordination across the large and complex network of public, private, and non-profit partners that support Minnesota’s parks and trails to ensure seamless, enjoyable park and trail experiences for Minnesotans.’

Statewide
Recipient
Scott County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$465,201
Fund Source

Maintenance shop development including demolition, design, engineering, and construction.

Scott
Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,690
Fund Source

Design, engineering and construction of pedestrian and vehicular circulation and parking. Includes grading, stormwater management and erosion control.

Ramsey
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000
Fund Source

Project will complete the design and engineering required for renovation of the bathroom buildings and the boat rental building within the main day-use recreation area of Baker Park Reserve

Hennepin
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$352,000
Fund Source

Project will complete the design and engineering necessary to construct 3.4 miles of paved trail connecting Lowry Nature Center in Carver Park to Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Hennepin
Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$660,000
Fund Source

Design, Engineering, Construction Administration and Construction of 4.6 acres of paved parking lots and 1.5 miles of paved roads within Lake Minnetonka Regional Park.

Hennepin
Recipient
Dakota County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$963,832
Fund Source

Design, engineer & build paved trail & boardwalk at Whitetail Woods Regional Park

Dakota
Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$178,328
Fund Source

Design, engineering and construction of a picnic shelter with restroom facilities. Site work will include grading, erosion control, and stormwater management.

Ramsey
Recipient
Washington County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$705,097
Fund Source

Design, engineer & build pole shed, electrical work at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park (year 1 of 2)

Washington
Recipient
St. Paul Parks & Recreation
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$192,340
Fund Source

Project includes additional design, engineering, easements, potential acquisitions, construction of safety improvements related to the regional trail project specifically at intersections of the trail and private businesses and rail properties.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$963,890
Fund Source

Implement the Water Works portion of the 2015 Central Mississippi Regional Park master plan pending adoption by the Metropolitan Council. Work will include design, engineering, and construction of trails, pedestrian/bicycle/vehicle circulation, landscaping improvements, ramps, stairs, and walls, buildings, stormwater management, historic resources, neighborhood connections, and natural habitat restoration.

Hennepin
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$337,875
Fund Source

Design, engineer, and construct Hall's Island and the Park on the Scherer Site within Above the Falls Regional Park, based on the Metropolitan Council approved Master Plan for that park.

Hennepin
Recipient
Bloomington
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,560
Fund Source

Design, engineer and reconstruct parking lots and driveways including demolition, grading, curb and gutter, paving, landscaping, parking lot lighting, trail lighting, utilities, retaining walls and associated storm water improvements at the Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Regional Park Reserve, in particular, West Bush Lake Park. If project costs come in lower, City would utilize funds to install lighting on trail between Bandshell and Chalet parking lot.

Hennepin
Recipient
Ramsey County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$457,820
Fund Source

Design & engineering for final trail construction from Buerkle Road to Highway 96 including design & engineering for trails, sidewalk, storm water management, wetland impacts, landscape, signage, pedestrian bridge, site amenities; and design/engineering for preliminary trail extension plans between Highway 96 to County Road J consisting of design/engineering for trail alignment, amenities, conceptual pedestrian bridge, grading, landscaping, stormwater management, and signage; and prepare a master plan amendment for the Bruce Vento Regional Trail including design/engineering, commun

Ramsey
Recipient
Ramsey County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
Fund Source

Develop and implement nature and outdoor recreation programming for people of color and lower income levels throughout Ramsey County Regional Parks and Trails system.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$256,000
Fund Source

Create a master plan for Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail through extensive engagement with the community. Create a new master plan to provide direction for connecting more people to parks through future capital investment, and promote the park through its community engagement.

Hennepin
Recipient
Carver County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$276,430
Fund Source

Development of Coney Island other areas within Lake Waconia Regional Park

Carver
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

This program provides critical assistance to MN DNR Parks and Trails Division Regional and District offices to assist with renewal and rehabilitation efforts prioritized locally by field staff. Projects include the following types: State Park Building and Facilities Emergency Repair and Maintenance, Paved Trail Maintenance and Asset Preservation, and State Park and State Forest Trail Renewal. This project is a newly reorganized budget area that consolidates these three smaller project areas reported on in previous years.

Statewide
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,405,892
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,229,912
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,158
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,326,894
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,363,693
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,417,275
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$942,250
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$942,250
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,180,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$573,000
Fund Source

The Division of Parks and Trails is creating innovative programs to attract new audiences, particularly young families, to Minnesota state parks and trails. Skill-building programs, such as "I Can Camp!," provide a trial opportunity by eliminating the barriers of needing to have pre-existing knowledge or gear for the activity. Special events, such as National Get Outdoors Day, generate enthusiasm and a sense of urgency to visit. Gateway programs introduce visitors to a host of outdoor pursuits, including those offered by other divisions of the Minnesota DNR.

Statewide
Recipient
Scott County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$90,000
Fund Source

Design, bid, furnish and install two prefabricated concrete vault latrine buildings including soil borings, permitting, bidding, site preparation/demolition, tree removals/trimming for crane accessibility, grading, drainage, erosion control, ADA concrete pad and path, site restoration, furnish and install latrines, related utility and lighting work, signage and building appurtenances

Scott
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,000
Fund Source

Design, engineering, and construction of improvements included in the Metropolitan Council approved Master Plan for Mississippi Gorge Regional Park, specifically in the area south of I-35W on the west bank now commonly known as Bohemian Flats. Work will include bicycle and pedestrian paths, picnic areas, fishing areas, landscaping, signs, and visitor comfort facilities.

Hennepin
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$420,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$225,803
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$180,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$320,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$223,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$230,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$210,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$210,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$280,000
Fund Source

This program will develop a centralized, integrated approach to managing existing data systems and incorporating new information needs into the integrated enterprise information system of data.

Statewide
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$886,996
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,047,050
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$274,364
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$675,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$539,510
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$476,600
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$472,773
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$472,773
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700,000
Fund Source

This on-going program is for detecting, mapping and controlling invasive plant species and re-establishing native vegetation in their place on lands administered by the Division of Parks and Trails. Control of invasive plant species furthers progress to preserve and restore the quality of native plant communities on Parks and Trails lands as well as helps prevent the spread of invasives to new locations.

Statewide
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$399,148
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$333,128
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$508,851
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$214,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$650,915
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$729,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$311,829
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$311,829
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$546,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$654,000
Fund Source

This program is to restore acres of state parks and trails land to native plant communities. MS 86A.05 directs PAT to preserve, perpetuate and restore natural features in state parks that were present in the area of the park at the time of European settlement. Approximately 31 restoration projects have been completed, are in progress, or will be implemented in the spring of 2012, at over 20 state park units. These projects total 1,283 acres.

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,417,177
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,406,456
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,456,863
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,438,933
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$803,121
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$823,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$570,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$595,000
Fund Source

“Maintaining Existing Holdings - A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan calls this ‘Take Care of What We Have,’ and identifies its purpose to ‘provide safe, high-quality park and trail experiences by regular re-investment in park and trail infrastructure, and natural resource management.’

Statewide
Recipient
Ramsey County
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Fund Source

Prepare a master plan amendment for Battle Creek Regional Park, Rice Creek North Regional Trail, and develop a master plan for Lexington Avenue Regional Trail including design/engineering, community engagement to identify improvements for existing elements such as buildings, roads, parking, creeks, ponds, lakes, wetlands, trails, animal exercise, amenities, turf games, landscaping, utilities, stormwater management, restoration, signage, gathering nodes, fitness/play elements, land acquisition.

Ramsey