Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered to permanently protect, restore and enhance 1,630 acres of grassland and 294 acres of wetland as Waterfowl Production Areas in Western and Southern Minnesota. All lands acquired will be owned and managed in perpetuity by the USFWS as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System and open for public recreation.

Clay
Cottonwood
Douglas
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Otter Tail
Pope
Renville
Traverse
Waseca
Wright
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,913,000
Fund Source

This program protected 810 acres of new wildlife habitat in the Prairie, Deciduous Transition, and Southeast Bluffland ecological sections of Minnesota through fee title acquisition. Title of lands acquired are held by the State and are designated as WMAs.

Dakota
Martin
Nicollet
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,900,000
Fund Source

This program protected and restored 734 acres of new wetland wildlife habitat in wetland complexes in Minnesota through fee title acquisition. Title of all lands acquired are held by the State and designated as Wildlife Management Area.

Dakota
Isanti
Otter Tail
Wright
Recipient
Minnesota Genealogical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,994

Minnesota Genealogical Society purchased 147 rolls of microfilm from FamilySearch/GSU. This is their complete collection of county marriage records for Hennepin (1853-1918) and Ramsey (1850-1917).

Dakota
Recipient
DNR
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,748,000
Fund Source

This program permanently protected approximately 953 acres (10.3-miles) of lake and warm water stream shoreline through fee title and permanent easement acquisition and secured 73 acres (4.8-miles) of permanent habitat management easements that include angler access.

Becker
Beltrami
Cass
Goodhue
Hubbard
Otter Tail
Pine
St. Louis
Winona
Recipient
Paula A. Lammers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To complete and promote a recording of jazz interpretations of contemporary musical theater classical art songs original compositions and standard American song literature.
Dakota
Recipient
Shelley M. Tougas
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
For writing time to complete a revision of a young adult novel with a specific focus on character development.
Nicollet
Recipient
Adriana L. Rimpel
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For the project-Immigration Dialogue-a photographic series that combats stereotypes and xenophobia through analyzing the individual sentiments of Latino immigrants in Minnesota by combining written text and portraiture.
Dakota
Recipient
John L. Clark
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To complete his first full-length collection of poems.
Dakota
Recipient
Clifton E. Johnson AKA Earl Johnson
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For a photographic exploration of the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Twin Cities metropolitan area from the Coon Rapids Dam to the confluence of the Saint Croix River.
Dakota
Recipient
Cynthia J. Rogers AKA Cindy Rogers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,700
For professional editing and marketing direction as well as time to revise and write.
Dakota
Recipient
Fergus Falls Center for the Arts AKA A Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,700
"Stories from Yesterday and Today: Continuing the Circle of Life" - A Center for the Arts, Kaddatz Galleries, and Otter Tail County Historical Society bring storytelling into senior centers while gathering stories from seniors to share with community and family.
Otter Tail
Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,406
The Commonweal Theatre Company requests support for a 2011 Minnesota tour of Henrik Ibsen's timeless play, An Enemy of the People, to share our affinity and knowledge of "the father of modern drama" with underserved audiences.
Fillmore
Recipient
Fergus Falls Center for the Arts AKA A Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,000
A Center for the Arts is putting forth a proposal that suggests we are both a host for professional companies (some with and some without touring experience) as well as the tour manager to take these professional opportunities (in music, theater and dance) into other communities within a 70 mile radius of Fergus Falls.
Otter Tail
Recipient
Fergus Falls Center for the Arts AKA A Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,000
The Circle of Life is a two-year project involving all facets of the community in lifelong learning through music, theater, movement, and puppetry - working with Ghaian dancer/drummer Francis Kofi, and artists Esther Ouray and Julie Kastigar.
Otter Tail
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,352
CLIMB Theatre secured commitment letters for 276 days of programming in 62 preschools in 49 communities throughout Minnesota. CLIMB last served preschoolers 20 years ago. Expanding on that experience, CLIMB will teach basic theatre skills while addressing preschool curriculum.
Dakota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,209
Only 6.7 percent of schools with 55-100 percent of students getting free/reduced fee lunches access CLIMB although 716 of 716 Title 1 teachers surveyed want us. This proposal provides free performances of three plays we'll revise to meet Title 1 school needs.
Dakota
Recipient
Chatfield Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85
Eighth grade art-in-3D exercises with artist Jackie Braze
Fillmore
Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Pilot program "Commonweal Presents"
Fillmore
Recipient
Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative AKA Flourish Summer Camp
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Performance series "Play In the Barn"
Fillmore
Recipient
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,400
Stringwood festival concerts and masterclass
Fillmore
Recipient
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560
Stringwood summer chamber music camp for middle and high school students
Fillmore
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
Pilot project involving educational workshops on iron casting and sculpture
Fillmore
Recipient
Rushford-Peterson Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415
History in Song with musician Elisa Korenne
Fillmore
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,055
Pilot program - jazz camp
Fillmore
Recipient
Vintage Band Music Festival
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Guest band concerts in neighborhood parks and retirement centers throughout Northfield
Dakota
Recipient
Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,864
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,340
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Lifeworks Services, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Ameriikan Poijat Finish Brass Band
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Multimedia theatrical-musical format performance for twentieth season
Dakota
Recipient
Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,816
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Minnesota Land Trust
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

This initiative protected 548 acres of habit in the blufflands region of southeastern Minnesota--an area that contains unique and ecologically important prairie, oak savanna and grassland habitat along with outstanding forested bluffs, woodlands, floodplains and cold water trout streams.

Fillmore
Houston
Recipient
Dakota Valley Symphony
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,480
To enhance nonoprofit arts groups' ability to serve the artistic cultural and geographic diversity of the metro area through grants for minor capital improvements equipment and supplies.
Dakota
Recipient
Minnesota Trout Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,050,000
Fund Source

This program will restore and enhance in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in 11 watersheds across the state of Minnesota. The proposed projects will improve habitat for both game and non-game fish and wildlife species uniquely associated with cold water trout streams and provide expanded recreational opportunities for Minnesota anglers.

Benton
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hubbard
Olmsted
St. Louis
Wilkin
Winona
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Dakota County Historical Society was dealing with crowded storage conditions—with existing space at capacity, collections spill over onto the floor and in the aisles—despite efforts to reduce/eliminate inappropriate collections. The project provided improved storage with room for growth. Dakota County Historical Society, Executive Director Chad Roberts interviewed.

Dakota
Recipient
Chamber Music Lakeville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Burnsville Visual Arts Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,278
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Chameleon Theatre Circle
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota