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Dakota SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

This project will use the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District's existing Conservation Initiative Funding program to provide technical assistance and monetary incentives for targeted, medium-sized projects such as raingardens, bioinfiltration, biofiltration, bioswales, shoreline stabilizations, and other best management practices (BMPs). Project proposals will be solicited from faith based organizations, homeowner associations, school organizations, lake associations, and others that own or manage large areas of land.

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Independent School District #659
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,994
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Northfield Public Schools, 1855-2010.
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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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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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Dakota County
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$157,238
Fund Source

Acquire 1-acre 1286 Carriage Hills Drive (Shadduck) for Lebanon Hills Regional Park

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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.

Recipient
Anoka Conservation District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
Fund Source

A direct appropriation of $400,000 in FY 2010 and $600,000 in FY2011 for the Anoka Conservation District (ACD) is for the metropolitan landscape restoration program for water quality and improvement projects in the seven-county metro area.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$381,896
Fund Source

This project is studying the response of certain aquifers to groundwater pumping. Research involves an aquifer test, which is an experiment where a well is pumped at a known, constant, pumping rate; changes in groundwater levels and stream flows in the areas around the aquifer test site are observed while the well is being pumped. These tests help us understand how groundwater flows between aquifers, which are underground rock and sand layers that hold water.

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Ramsey County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,259
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society, and Ramsey County Historical Society Four county historical societies will begin a pilot program in 2015 to provide archaeology and cultural resource management outreach services to local history organizations in the seven-county metro area.The pilot project will address immediate needs of participating organizations, including public programming, data collection, collections care and staff training, while also providing valuable insight into long-term needs of local his
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New London Music Group
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
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Peter B. Nelson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Leo R. Smith IV AKA Lyon Smith
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Delene R. Teller
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Christopher C. Allen
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Joshua D. Bindewald
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Eric W. Carroll
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Jennifer Dobbs AKA Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Constance J. Evingson AKA Connie Evingson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Artist Initiative
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Denise M. Fick
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Linda K. Gammell
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Alan M. Gerlach
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Joan B. Iron Moccasin
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Sophia E. Kim
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,700
Artist Initiative
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Brandon J. Kuehn
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,175
Artist Initiative
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Jessica H. Lourey AKA Jess Lourey
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Travis J. Lusk
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,315
Artist Initiative
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Shanai H. Matteson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,968
Artist Initiative
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Erin Moren
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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David A. Mura AKA David Mura
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Cristina M. Pippa AKA Cristina Pippa
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Aaron K. Putt
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Linda K. Rossi
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Patrick E. Scully
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Zahra Tafarrodi AKA Niccu Tafarrodi
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Paul A. Wegner
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Andrew P. Wykes
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Harriet Morrow AKA Chantel SinGs
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
The project will include the completion of a full length studio album and an organized concert performance by the artists and other Minnesota performing artists.
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Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,610
Caponi Art Park will increase access to the arts for underserved youth in Dakota County through a new outreach program of tours, activities and performances.
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CLIMB Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$137,243
CLIMB writes/performs six short one-acts outdoors at 28 rural community events; townspeople attending Intergenerational Dialogues choose the plays' topics, discuss theater, and learn our process.