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Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area Joint Powers Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,714
Fund Source

The overall goal of this project is to perform water quality monitoring duties to accomplish MPCA’s SWAG monitoring efforts at the four sites listed in Section IV of this application for the Middle Minnesota River stream sites selected in Renville, Redwood and Brown counties and allow for the assessment of aquatic life and aquatic recreation use for those reaches of the minor streams.

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Water Resources Center, Minnesota State University- Mankato
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,546
Fund Source

The goal of this project is monitor, record, and submit the dataset necessary for assessment of aquatic recreation use with the Watonwan Watershed.

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Cannon River Watershed Partnership
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,421
Fund Source

This project will support the monitoring of two sites on the Cannon River throughout the field seasons of 2013 and 2014 during storm events and baseflow conditions to capture 25 samples per year at each site according to the WPLMN objectives. The information gathered from these samples and site visits will be compiled for reporting purposes and for use in calculating pollutant loading using the FLUX32 model.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,438
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,324
Fund Source

This project goal is to conduct water chemistry monitoring at seventeen stream locations, to record and submit all data collected through this process, and to provide the information necessary for the calculation of water quality pollutant loads using the FLUX32 program.

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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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DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300,000
Fund Source

The table below provides a short summary of the acres and sites accomplished. We enhanced or restored 59,495 acres in 458 separate habitat projects.Project Type # Sites # AcresFencing for conserv grazing 6 721grassland conversion 33 1,124Invasive Species Control 43 1,599mowing 3 104Prescribed burn 214 48,368Restoration 13 123Woody Removal 146 7,457

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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 - 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.

Recipient
Blue Earth County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,837

Blue Earth County Historical Society added of 126 microfilm reels of the local newspapers: The Free Press, Lake Crystal Tribune, Lake Region Times, Maple River Messenger and The Land magazine.  These additions complete the collection with what is currently available through the Minnesota Historical Society's microfilm lab.

Recipient
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
Blue Earth County Drainage Authority
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$485,000

This project is a model for future drainage projects across the state and represents a fundamental shift in the way rural drainage systems interact with the landscape. This is a community-based water quality and treatment demonstration project in which landowners, local government, and state agencies have developed a watershed approach to improving water quality and replacing outdated drainage systems. The project will improve water quality, improve wildlife habitat, and develop a process for future projects by constructing water quality features within the 6,000 acre watershed.

Recipient
Douglas A. Bradley AKA Doug Bradley
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,960
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Eric Braun
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Kirstin J. Cronn-Mills
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Elizabeth G. Day
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,652
Artist Initiative
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Kay H. Helms
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,525
Artist Initiative
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Rachel H. Jendrzejewski
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Diana Joseph
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,600
Artist Initiative
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Lesley N. Arimah
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Research for a project focusing on pre-Colonial Nigerian culture that will culminate in a series of readings from a creative work.
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,696
Arts Access
Recipient
Springboard for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,946
Arts Access
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The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,495
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Waseca Arts Council, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,390
Northern Light Opera Company ôCarouselö production
Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA The Historic Paramount Theatre
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Austin Artworks Festival
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
River City Rhapsody - Rochester
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Friends of T.B. Sheldon Auditorium Theatre AKA Friends of the Sheldon
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,845
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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Hambone Music Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
2013 Hambone Music Festival
Recipient
South Central Minnesota Studio Art Tour
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,650
Ninth Annual Studio ArTour
Recipient
Arts 'N More
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
They will present their two day arts festival.
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
They will continue children's art programming, complete a mural project, offer workshops, and support the Art Bin.
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CityArt Sculpture Walk
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To fund a new initiative featuring a juried exhibit of original outdoor sculptures by professional artists, on display year-around.
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Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will maintain on-going dance programs and stipend for the Dance Program Coordinator.
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Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band AKA Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band Parent Assn.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
They will present their 33rd season as the premier youth marching band for the greater Mankato area.
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Mankato Area Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will install track lighting and movable panels in the gallery and stipend for the part-time administrative position.
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Mankato Area Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will coordinate the 19th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council’s Juried Art Exhibition.
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Mankato Area Community Band
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
They will perform free outdoor concerts in Sibley Park, Mankato.
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Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
They will perform 4 concerts; develop marketing strategies to increase audience attendance; and provide a stipend for the musical director.
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Mankato Ballet Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
They will present "The Nutcracker" and expand their programming to include guest choreographers and more challenging dance pieces.
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Mankato Children's Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
They will present youth choral concerts of the five choirs and provide instrumentalists.