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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
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.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
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
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,620,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 900 acres of wetlands (225 acres) and grasslands (675 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,452,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 900 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

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
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

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
Cultural Awareness Organization AKA Worthington International Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Minnesota Pottery Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,970
Art Project
Recipient
Josh K. Winkler
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,226
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Brian L. Frink
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Elizabeth L. Miller AKA Liz Miller
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
David A. Hamlow AKA David Hamlow
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
Todd Melby
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
David E. Ryan AKA Dave Ryan
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Gail K. Katz-James AKA Gail Katz-James
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
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
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Hutchinson High School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,140
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Elaine Adams
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Gretchen Adams
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Arts Center of Saint Peter, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Arts 'N More Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Isabel Becker
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Nikolai Becker
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Blue Earth Community Foundation
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Cornstalk Art and Peace Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Curtain Call Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,720
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Aliyah Dawkins
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
The Fairmont Opera House, Inc. AKA Fairmont Opera House
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
The Fairmont Opera House, Inc. AKA Fairmont Opera House
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,840
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Lily Follansbee
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship