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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
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
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Elizabeth J. Wendland AKA Lyz Wendland
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
Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Kathleen A. McTavish AKA Kathy McTavish
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,728
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
Erica A. Belkholm
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Recipient
City of Cambridge
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,120
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Isanti County Parks Department
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Isle Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,987
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Milaca Fine Arts Council AKA Milaca Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,105
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
City of Mora
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Pine County Agricultural Society AKA Pine County Fair
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,635
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,572
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society AKA The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,570
Arts Access
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Crossroads School and Vocational Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,700
Arts Learning
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,185

Arts Learning

Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,265
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Community Arts Support
Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,570,000
Fund Source

Acquire 910 acres of high priority habitats for designation as Wildlife Management Areas or Scientific & Natural Areas emphasizing Prairie Conservation Plan implementation and coordinating with partners. All lands will be open for public hunting, fishing and trapping.

Recipient
East Central Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,061
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,859

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. East Central Regional Library (ECRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in east central Minnesota.

Recipient
Jamie R. Schell
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Established Artist
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Recipient
RESPEC
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,967
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to refine the segmentation, extend the simulation period, and recalibrate an existing Hydrologic Simulation Program FORTRAN (HSPF) watershed model for the Rum River Watershed.

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
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,760

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Isanti SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,000
Fund Source

This project will install practices to improve water quality in Long Lake, Isanti Co. We will install at least 350 linear feet of restored lakeshore and 3,000 sq ft of native plant stormwater treatment with an emphasis on bioengineering techniques, native plants and locating buffers/swales/rain gardens at points of concentrated overland flow into the lake. By targeting properties that are eroding and/or with concentrated overland flow to the lake we will reduce suspended solids discharge by 6,300 lbs/yr and phosphorus by 0.6 lbs/yr.

Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,500
Minnesota Festival Support
Recipient
Square Lake Film and Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Minnesota Festival Support
Recipient
American Craft Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,781
Operating Support