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Recipient
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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Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,490
Art Project
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,990
Art Project
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Meander Art Crawl
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Pioneer Public Television
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Art Project Legacy
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Prairie Winds Concert Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375
Art Project
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City of Watson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,148
Art Project
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Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,725
Art Project
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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
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
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

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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
Mary P. Kleven AKA MaryPat Kleven
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,990
Folk and Traditional Arts
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
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
Recipient
Square Lake Film and Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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
Crow River Players, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,886
Operating Support
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,630
Operating Support
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,958
Operating Support
Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,785
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
Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,361
Operating Support
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$285,713
Operating Support
Recipient
Coffee House Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,284
Operating Support
Recipient
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
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Great River Educational Arts Theatre AKA GREAT Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,066
Operating Support
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Guthrie Theatre Foundation AKA Guthrie Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$657,372
Operating Support
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$413,103
Operating Support
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$279,692
Operating Support
Recipient
The Minnesota Opera AKA Minnesota Opera
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$280,552
Operating Support