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Board of Water and Soil Resources
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100,000
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Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,833,000
Fund Source

With these funds we were able to restore, protect, and enhance 24,611 acres of native and restored grassland in Minnesota. Much of this work was done through the DNR Roving Crews, a new program funded with these dollars that has significantly increased the state's habitat management capabilities. In addition to these enhancement activities we were able to enroll acres in the DNR's Native Prairie Bank Easement Program as well as acquire acres for the SNA program.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,416,000
Fund Source

Accomplishments of the appropriation include: i) protection of 3.9 miles of shoreline; ii) modification of 4 lake outlet structures to allow fish passage, benefiting 1,264 acres; iii) enhanced river and stream functions at 15 sites, benefiting over 17 river miles; and iv) enhance 4.5 miles of shoreline habitat on publicly-owned lakeshore.

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DNR and BWSR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,450,000
Fund Source

The Reinvest In Minnesota (RIM) and the Native Prairie Bank (NPB) programs (NPB) are coordinating to accelerate grassland protection efforts. This proposal will enroll 520 RIM acres and 600 NPB acres. Enrollment will focus on Minnesota Prairie Plan identified landscapes.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,791,000
Fund Source

This program will increase populations of a variety of game and non-game wildlife species by protecting and enhancing forest habitats on which wildlife depends. This program of on-the-ground forest conservation projects will amplify the wildlife value of forest communities on DNR administered forestlands. Our forest enhancement will treat 4,472 ac. These activities are not conducted as part of the DNR's commercial timber operations. Additionally, our program will acquire 404 acres of forestland that contributes to habitat complexes and other high priorities.

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DNR - Fisheries & Wildlife
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,505,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited and Minnesota DNR Section of Wildlife completed 26 project affecting 7,603 acres, including three wetland restoration projects restoring 97 acres, 18 shallow lake enhancement projects enhancing 7,154 wetland acres, and five fee-title land acquisition projects protecting 352 acres.

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DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

Many of Minnesota's wetlands have been lost and the remainder degraded.  Recent tiling and ditching have accelerated this situation.  Through this proposal, shallow lakes and wetlands will be designed, constructed, and intensively managed to benefit wetland wildlife and Minnesota residents.

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Minnesota Department of Agriclture and MN.IT Services
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,400
Fund Source

The Application Risk Advisory System is web‑based and provides alerts when conditions are favorable for nutrient loss to water, based on soil conditions and National Weather Service forecast models. This system enables farmers and commercial applicators to avoid applications of fertilizer and manure during conditions when the potential for loss to surface water is high.

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Winona State University AKA Winona State University College of Education
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
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Tweed Museum of Art
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,518

Tweed will engage Native audiences by 1)presenting museum collections and resources; 2)seeking input; and 3)documenting artists and resources to engage for programming.

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Northrop Concerts and Lectures
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,375
Northrop Concerts and Lectures is piloting a community access program designed to build sustainable relationships with four underserved populations; provide programming reflective of cultural identity and interest; remove barriers of participation; and create points of entry/context for performances.
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Northern Jazz
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,970
Northern Jazz concerts.
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Rochester Community and Technical College AKA RCTC Life Program
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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University of Minnesota-Crookston
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artists for Cinco de Mayo in 2011.
Recipient
Bagley City Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will assist the City of Bagley with the purchase of a metal sculpture, created by a local artist, depicting historical themes that relate to the city.
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Bemidji State University
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,260
Funds will assist Bemidji State University Theater to produce William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, in conjunction with a visiting professional costume designer, for the general public and local schools.
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Riverland Community College
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,805
Community corrections partnership public mural project.
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Minnesota State University-Mankato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,900
They will sponsor two public evening concerts featuring ethnic musical groups with one educational activity at a local school.
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Minnesota State University-Mankato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will sponsor their 30th annual season of monthly readings and workshops for students and the public.
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South Central College-North Mankato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,655
They will sponsor Hayor Bibimma, an African dance company, as part of the Global Connections Conference.
Recipient
Kearney International Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Good Thunder Reading Series
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Southwest Minnesota State University
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Mr. Whitaker Jazz Ensemble Residency.
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Bemidji MusiCamp
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,717
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
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Bemidji State University AKA Bemidji State University Music Department
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,023
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
University of Minnesota Theatre and Dance
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,472

Stage Elements is an eleven-day summer intensive for high school students taught at a college level that introduces participants to the wide variety of theatrical styles and techniques, classical and contemporary, that we teach at the University of Minnesota.

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Rainy Lake Community Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,780
Produce 1 week workshops for string players culminating in public concert.
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Vermillion Community College
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,863
Bring poet Robert McDowell to the college for a series of public writing and poetry workshops.
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Minnesota State University-Moorhead
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,000
This season features four performances, beginning in October 2010 and ending in April 2011: Cellist Zuill Bailly, the Vienna Choir Boys, the Harlem Gospel Choir, and gypsy violinist Roby Lakatos with his band of gypsy musicians.
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Morris Perf Arts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,640
The University of Minnesota-Morris Performing Arts Series includes five events presenting high quality and diverse music, theater, and dance performances and associated public educational activities by regional, national, and international artists.
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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Good Thunder Reading Series
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,051
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
MN DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,000

Over a three-month period in 2010, approximately five million barrels of oil was spilled into the Gulf of Mexico causing extensive damage to marine and wildlife habitats and resulting in significant losses in fish and wildlife populations. A number of Minnesota's migratory bird species spend parts of their lives in the areas impacted by the spill and impacts on their populations in the state could become evident over time.

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USGS
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$594,000

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DNR
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$262,000


PROJECT OVERVIEW

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St. Croix Watershed Research Station
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,795
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,647
Fund Source

The primary goal of this project is to analyze of dated sediment cores to reconstruct changes in the lake condition over the last 150 years. This will be done using multiple lines of evidence including biogeochemistry, sediment accumulation, and diatom and algal remains as biological indicators.

Recipient
DNR
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

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Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$447,000

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect that has been decimating ash trees throughout the Great Lake states and is currently advancing into Minnesota where it threatens the nearly 1 billion ash trees that occur throughout the state - the second most in any state. Loss of these trees would devastate ecosystems throughout Minnesota and have major economic impacts for the forest products industry as well as through the costs associated with treatment, removal, and replacement of lost trees.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,000

Brown marmorated stink bug is a terrestrial invasive species in Minnesota that was first discovered in 2010 and has been expanding its range since. It is a generalist plant pest that attacks more than 300 species of plants in natural, agricultural, and horticultural settings and is known for its unpleasant odor, large numbers, and propensity for home invasion. Proactive management approaches are available and in development that can be used to slow and potentially control brown marmorated stink bug populations.