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Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in in the 67 counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,740,000
Fund Source

The Native Prairie Bank Program will work with willing landowners to enroll 760 acres of native prairie in perpetual easements. Enrollment will focus on Minnesota Prairie Plan identified landscapes and target high quality prairies that provide valuable wildlife habitat.

Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880,000
Fund Source

We propose restoration and enhancement of prairie and savanna on WMA’s, SNA’s, and Native Prairie Banks in Minnesota and restoration and enhancement of bluff prairies on State Forest Land in southeast Minnesota.

Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

Recipient
Kaleb Freitag
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Molly J. Hansen
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$309
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Samuel A. Harrison
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$309
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Ira Hoffman
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$309
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Augustus D. Holley
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Seth Keene
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Gryphon Lillis
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Hanna M. Risdal
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$309
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
David M. Luke
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Robert J. Kern AKA RJ Kern
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Wing Y. Huie
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Artist Initiative

Recipient
Andrea C. Stanislav
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Artist Initiative

Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Bagley Area Arts Collaborative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,995
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,039
Arts Access
Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Moorhead AKA Cheryl Nelson Losset Performing Arts Series
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,097
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Hong G. Dice AKA Gao Hong
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,058
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
20 Theatre Company Twin Cities AKA 20% Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,526
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
The Rose Ensemble
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,200
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Houston Engineering
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,953
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to address public comments on the public noticed draft Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) study and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) report for the watershed, and to produce a final draft WRAPS study and TMDL report ready for final approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,578
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,048
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,042
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,400
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,400
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000
Fund Source

The Clay County Drainage Site is designed to evaluate the environmental impact of both surface and subsurface drainage from agricultural fields. This site includes six subsurface plots and one surface runoff plot, each approximately 24 acres in size. Monitoring stations are fully automated and each individual plot is monitored separately.The soils and topography across this demonstration site are virtually identical and represent field characteristics common in the most productive agricultural areas of the Red River Valley.

Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,540,000
Fund Source

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

Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,612
Partners: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU), University of Minnesota (U of M), Minneapolis Public Schools, St. Paul Public Schools Through this program, partners are extending the reach of National History Day in Minnesota. MNHS professional staff members coordinate school services with an emphasis on support for students from diverse backgrounds. Higher education partnerships help build college readiness skills for middle and high school students and strengthen the mentoring skills of Minnesota college students.
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.

Recipient
Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,088
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,216

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can 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 library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) is a consolidated regional public library system in northwestern Minnesota.