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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.

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.

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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.

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
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
Susan C. Hauser AKA Susan Carol Hauser
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop essays based on outings in northern Minnesota's woods and wetlands, including their botanical and cultural history - a merging of earlier work in natural history and recent work in personal essay.
Recipient
Jake Baggenstoss
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Jordan Williams will mentor with visual artist Jake Baggenstoss on shading, 3-D skills, and using color effectively in order to make his art more realistic.
Recipient
Albert C. Belleveau
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Ivan Smith will mentor with experienced sculpture artist Al Belleveau on blacksmithing, welding, and creating metal sculptures.
Recipient
Kristin Gustafson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Kiah Hartung will mentor with visual artist and Trek North art teacher Kristin Gustafson, studying acrylic painting techniques, and drawing from creative inspiration.
Recipient
Kiah Hartung
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Kiah Hartung will mentor with visual artist and Trek North art teacher Kristin Gustafson, studying acrylic painting techniques, and drawing from creative inspiration.
Recipient
Nicholas Jackson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Zoey Schlemper will mentor with local visual artist/ graphic designer Nicholas Jackson to gain a better understanding of the relationship of colors, creation of mood, and the process of building a successful professional portfolio.
Recipient
Nicholas Jackson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Rachel Washenberger will mentor with graphic designer and visual artist Nicholas Jackson on improving her drawing techniques and learning to illustrate on a computer.
Recipient
Ivan Smith
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Ivan Smith will mentor with experienced sculpture artist Al Belleveau on blacksmithing, welding, and creating metal sculptures.
Recipient
Malisa VanMaasdam
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Raven Clark will mentor with visual Malisa VanMaasdam to improve her technical artistic skills in various mediums.
Recipient
Rachel Washenberger
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Rachel Washenberger will mentor with graphic designer and visual artist Nicholas Jackson on improving her drawing techniques and learning to illustrate on a computer.
Recipient
Louis J. Samsa
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Analisa Huschle will mentor with long-time professional guitar instructor Lou Samsa on widening her range of chords and picking progressions, and to delve into the intricacies of guitar composition.
Recipient
Raven Clark
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Raven Clark will mentor with visual Malisa VanMaasdam to improve her technical artistic skills in various mediums.
Recipient
Zoey Schlemper
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Zoey Schlemper will mentor with local visual artist/ graphic designer Nicholas Jackson to gain a better understanding of the relationship of colors, creation of mood, and the process of building a successful professional portfolio.
Recipient
The Arc United
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,710
Funds will assist Arc United to host artists Maureen O’Brian and Terry Honstead to mentor adults with disabilities in creating a mural and individual collage art to be on public display throughout the state.
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Beltrami County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will assist the Beltrami County Historical Society to produce “The Middle Years 1941-1963,” a 56-minute TV documentary of Bemidji and Beltrami County which will combine historic overviews of world events and the relationship to our community.
Recipient
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.
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will assist Bemidji Symphony Orchestra to host a performance with Carol Wincenc, a world-renowned flute soloist, who will also provide a master class to regional music students and symphony players.
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will help provide opportunities for public education, reflection, and dialogue before and after a performance of Murry Sidlin’s “Defiant Requiem” by the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra on May 1, 2011.
Recipient
Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji Area
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,530
Funds will assist Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area to offer courses for Club members, aged 6-18, to learn to draw using charcoal pencil and to learn the basics of pottery on two tabletop potters wheels.
Recipient
Community Systems Support, Inc. AKA Hope House
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,640
Funds will assist CSSI/Hope house in hiring two artists-in-residence to teach painting and writing skills to people with long-term mental illness, and a public exhibition of the completed projects.
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Hospitality Initiative of Servant Hearts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$930
Funds will assist the Hospitality Initiative of Servant Hearts in hosting a performance of the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus in Bemidji.
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Paul Bunyan Community Theatre Association AKA Paul Bunyan Playhouse
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will assist in supporting the Paul Bunyan Playhouse Professional Summer Theater 2011.
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Paul Bunyan Community Theatre Association AKA Paul Bunyan Playhouse
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will assist Paul Bunyan Playhouse in offering a drama camp for young actors in grade six through high school from the Bemidji Public Schools Summer Learning Communities.
Recipient
Red Lake Nation Boys and Girls Club Unit 2
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
Funds will assist Red Lake Nation Boys and Girls Club Unit 2 Ponemah to encourage youth and elders to participate in community art projects to help promote the well being of their culture through hands-on experience and verbal awareness.
Recipient
Roy C. Booth
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,520
Funds will assist Roy C. Booth in producing a set of three collaborative one act plays and a locally shot film.
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Aaron B. Tank
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Funds will assist musician Aaron Tank to conduct five song-sharing workshops and folk music performances in Region 2, and give original recordings to workshop participants.
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Audrey M. Thayer
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,996
Funds will assist the artists to create “Homelessness,” a photography exhibit of the human faces of the homeless.
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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.