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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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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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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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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.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.
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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.
Recipient
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.
Recipient
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.
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Eagan Men's Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,252
Funding for 23 concerts during October 2010 through June 2011 to be held at assisted living facilities, senior housing, and Associated Male Chorus of America events in Dakota County.
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Black Dirt Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for an original theatrical work and visual art experience based on stories gathered from the community. Performances will take place at Hastings Middle School Auditorium in November 2011.
Recipient
Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 2010 Summer Performance Series, featuring Minnesota Sinfonia, a Shakespeare Festival, the Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorale, Sumunar Indonesian Gamelan and Dance Ensemble, Voice of the Culture Drum and Dance and the Bill Evan
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Dakota Center for the Arts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for the 18th annual Eagan Art Festival, a free two-day outdoor festival featuring a broad range of entertainment and arts activities for all ages. The festival will take place at the Eagan Community Center in June 2012.
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Oratorio Society of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for two concerts in their 2010-2011 Season. The fall concert will be in collaboration with the Hopkins High School Chamber Choir and take place at St. Olaf Catholic Church in November 2010. The spring concert will take place at Temple Israel in Up
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Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding to present The Nutcracker, an original full-length production by Denise Vogt. Performances will take place at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center in December 2011.
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Remembering With Dignity
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Funding for Remembering with Dignity, a visual arts project involving artists with developmental disabilities and featuring studio sessions and field trips. The project will culminate in an exhibition at Newell Park in St. Paul in May 2012.
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Hastings Concert Association
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,400
Funding for four free music concerts as part of their summer concert series. The concerts will take place at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings in August 2011.
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Arts 'N More
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
They will present their two day arts festival.
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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.
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Mankato Figure Skating Club
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
They will present their Ice Skating Show and offer choreography and artistic clinics and classes.
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Mankato Symphony Orchestra Association AKA Mankato Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will present "Handel With Care" for children and families, and "Music on the Hill," a new chamber music series.
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Maple River High School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
They will provide students musical experiences outside the classroom setting, including: concerts, a ballet, and guest clinicians.
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Merely Players Community Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
They will present their 2010-2011 season of four theatre productions, featuring "Hansel and Gretel."
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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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Minnesota Valley Chorale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,515
They will perform 3 concerts for their 2010-2011 season, one in conjunction with Mankato Symphony Orchestra.
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Minnesota Valley Chorus Sweet Adelines
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
They will provide coaching and individual music education for members and develop a high school Barbershop chorus program.