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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.

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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
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

Recipient
Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,490
Art Project
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,650
Art Project
Recipient
Friends of the Orchestra LTD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
Recipient
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,990
Art Project
Recipient
Lac Qui Parle Players
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,455
Art Project
Recipient
Meander Art Crawl
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
City of Montevideo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Art Project Legacy
Recipient
New London Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Pioneer Public Television
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Art Project Legacy
Recipient
Prairie Winds Concert Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375
Art Project
Recipient
RiverSong Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
City of Watson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,148
Art Project
Recipient
Bert Raney Elementary School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,986
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Lac qui Parle Valley School District 2853 AKA Lac qui Parle Valley School District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
City of Montevideo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Arts Legacy Project Planning
Recipient
Renville County West Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Chippewa River Watershed Project
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,429
Fund Source

The Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) will work with the Minnesot Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to conduct watershed pollutant load monitoring at four sites in the Chippewa River watershed and one site in the neighboring Pomme de Terre River watershed to aid the MPCA in measuring and comparing regional differences and long-term trends in water quality. Our goal is to collect quality data and complete load calculations for five sites using the MPCA's established protocols.

Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,672
Equip/Fac
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,297
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Equipment/Facilities
Recipient
Annabelle Lecy
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
Recipient
Olivia White
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
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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
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,760

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
Recipient
Upper Minnesota River Watershed District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$228,013
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to develop a Watershed Restoration and Protection Plan (WRAPS) to be used at the local level. It will increase the number of citizens participating in education and outreach events; foster information and idea exchange around watershed issues through relationships and social networks; involve community members in crafting civic engagement activities/plans in which they feel ownership and desire to implement; and promote awareness, concern, and watershed stewardship to community organizations/institutions.

Recipient
The Nature Conservancy
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,032,000
Fund Source

This project contributes to the goals of the MN Prairie Conservation Plan by protecting 800 acres of prairie/wetland/savanna habitat; restoring 150 acres prairie/wetland; and enhancing 6,000 acres of prairies, wetlands, grasslands and savanna.

Recipient
The Nature Conservancy with USFWS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,430,000
Fund Source

The Nature Conservancy and US Fish and Wildlife Service will cooperate to permanently protect native prairie and associated complexes of wetlands and other native habitats in western Minnesota by purchasing 1,090 acres of fee title properties and/or habitat easements.

Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,630
Operating Support
Recipient
Granite Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,257
Operating Support
Recipient
Milan Village Arts School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,596
Operating Support
Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,785
Operating Support