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Pope SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$287,500
Fund Source

The Lake Emily Watershed BMP Targeted Implementation Project will provide funding for 48 water and sediment control projects and potential shoreline and riparian restoration. This work would address surface water quality sources identified in the water plan (Section 2-pg 11) including direct drainage from the Lake Emily sub-watersheds (070200050304, 070200050303, 070200050203, 070200050201, 070200050202) the Little Chippewa, and from upstream discharge between Lake Emily and Lake Minnewaska.

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Pope SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$216,900
Fund Source

Pope SWCD has 9 motivated landowners with 21 WASCOBs, 1 lined waterway, and 1 shoreline restoration in two priority sub watersheds (Trappers Run and Minnewaska). Based on averages calculated from recently constructed WASCOBs in the West Central Area II these projects have the potential to reduce TSS by 518 T/year, and 446 lbs./year of TP. This project will provide a secondary benefit to improve downstream water quality to Lake Emily. The project will result in meeting 99% of the Lake Emily TP lbs/yr.

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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.

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DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,130,000
Fund Source

This proposal will address a backlog of shallow lake and wetland habitat work that will otherwise go unfunded. These projects will address work called for in the Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan, Long Range Duck Recovery Plan, and Shallow Lakes plan.

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Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,620,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 900 acres of wetlands (225 acres) and grasslands (675 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

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Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,452,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 900 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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New London Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Georgia S. Wagnild
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
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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
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).

Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,297
Equip/Fac-Legacy
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,808,000
Fund Source

Minnesota’s use of groundwater has increased over the last two decades. An increasing reliance on groundwater may not be a sustainable path for continued economic growth and development. The DNR is establishing three pilot groundwater management areas (GWMA) to help improve groundwater appropriation decisions and help groundwater users better understand and plan for future groundwater needs associated with economic development.

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
Alexandria Public Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Paulette Friday
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,840
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Bethany Lacktorin
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,479
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Morris AKA University of Minnesota-Morris, English Discipline
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,410
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,654
To add 95 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public.
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.

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Art of the Lakes Association, Inc. AKA Art of the Lakes
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,346
Operating Support
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Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,346
Operating Support
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Lakes Chamber Music Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,505
Operating Support
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The Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance AKA The PRCA
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,818
Operating Support
Recipient
The Red Willow Arts Coalition AKA The Red Willow
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,143
Operating Support
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Terrace Mill Foundation, Inc. AKA The Terrace Mill
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,509
Operating Support
Recipient
Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,154
Operating Support
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American Craft Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,781
Operating Support
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The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,361
Operating Support
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The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$285,713
Operating Support
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,934
Operating Support
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Coffee House Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,284
Operating Support
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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,708
Operating Support
Recipient
Graywolf Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,021
Operating Support