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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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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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Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,526
Fund Source

The Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District will partner with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local volunteers to conduct water quality monitoring in high priority areas of the Upper Mississippi River (Brainerd) Watershed. Four lakes will be sampled, including Sheriff, Rabbit, French, and Section Twelve. Four stream/river sites will be monitored including the Rice River (2 sites), Ripple River, and Sissabagama Creek. Through this effort we will obtain information that will be useful in assessing the health of this watershed.

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Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,857
To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in the Headwaters Mississippi River, Aitkin, MN.
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The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Elizabeth J. Wendland AKA Lyz Wendland
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Depot Preservation Alliance
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,192

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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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
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City of Mora
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

Through the construction of new interactive exhibits and the creation of educational programming, the Duluth Children's Museum will highlight the community and culture of Duluth and the surrounding region. A climbable, playable model of Duluth's iconic canal lighthouses and an educational Ojibwe waaginogaan are among the planned new elements being added to the museum experience.

Recipient
Laura Sellner
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,774
Career Development Grant
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Children's Discovery Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,500

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota aims to strengthen its highly successful School Service Program by retaining a Program development coordinator, changing core interactive exhibits and creating new curriculum for pre-school and K - 5 students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200

To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.

Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
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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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Crow Wing County SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,450
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,326
Fund Source

The project will include lake monitoring on seventeen lakes found in the Mississippi River - Brainerd watershed in East Central Crow Wing County (CWC). The project will be conducted in an effort to gain data on these data-deficient lakes. One of the goals of the CWC Local Comprehensive Water Plan (CWP) is to establish a countywide Comprehensive Monitoring Plan (CMP). Surface water assessment monitoring will enable state 303(d) and 305(b) assessments and provide a better understanding of these lakes.

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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.

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
Frozen River Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
General Operating Support
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Judy Garland Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,330

To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Gumm and Milne families in Minnesota.

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

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,500
Minnesota Festival Support
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Frozen River Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,900
Minnesota Festival Support
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Trust for Public Land and MN Land Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,002,000
Fund Source

The Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Partnership will protect, restore and enhance high priority habitat land in fee and easement in the quickly developing Mississippi Headwaters landscape resulting in connectivity of shoreline and forest habitat, and water quality benefits.

Recipient
Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,678
Fund Source
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Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Fund Source

This project will focus on creating a watershed identity, monitoring & assessment, stressor ID assistance, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) report development, Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) report development, watershed prioritization and targeting, and the continuation of the Civic Engagement components of the project. Currently, this watershed has seven listed conventional impairments (Lake Eutrophication); however, it is possible that additional stream impairments (up to four) may be identified during the IWM process.

Recipient
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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Central Lakes College-Brainerd AKA Central Lakes College Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,035
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
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,529
Operating Support
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Duluth Art Institute Association AKA Duluth Art Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,766
Operating Support
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Graywolf Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,021
Operating Support
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Guthrie Theatre Foundation AKA Guthrie Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$657,372
Operating Support
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Hennepin Theatre Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$413,103
Operating Support
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KAIROS ALIVE!
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,618
Operating Support
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Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,031
Operating Support