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Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,130,000
Fund Source

This proposal will address a backlog of shallow lake and wetland habitat work that will otherwise go unfunded. These projects will address work called for in the Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan, Long Range Duck Recovery Plan, and Shallow Lakes plan.

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
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
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Ernest R. Gillman
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Kimberlee Joy Roth
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,661
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Mathew J. Ollig AKA Mat Ollig
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Mankato Area Community Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota "Over-60" Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Waseca County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,270
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Cultural Diversity Network of Owatonna
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,400
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,405

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,200
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild AKA Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,410
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
City of Northfield AKA Northfield Arts and Culture Commission
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
City of Peterson AKA Peterson Committee for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,400
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Preston Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Irish Fest
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Vintage Band Music Festival AKA Vintage Band Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Owatonna Arts Council AKA Owatonna Arts Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Main street mural project.
Recipient
Riverland Community College
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,805
Community corrections partnership public mural project.
Recipient
Vega Productions, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,600
After school guitar program.
Recipient
Willow Creek Intermediate School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$374
Artist residency for sixth graders.
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Kevin L. Strauss
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,996
Arts Learning
Recipient
LimnoTech
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$154,020
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,915
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to apply the Hydrological Simulation Program FORTRAN (HSPF) model to evaluate scenarios to support potential management actions and implementation in the watershed, construct Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) studies, and to develop a conceptual site model of the lakes for understanding phosphorus release.

Recipient
USDA-NASS, Douglas Hartwig, Director (651) 201-6030
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,826
Fund Source

The MDA partnered with the USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) and University of Minnesota researchers to collect information about fertilizer use and farm management. Surveys were conducted over the phone. NASS staff are highly skilled at obtaining critical information over the phone with minimal time and burden on the producer.In 2011, the survey focused on the southeast region of Minnesota. The survey was designed to gather information about nitrogen fertilizer rates, timing of nitrogen application and use of nitrogen inhibitors.

Recipient
Universal Music Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Community Arts Education Support
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

Recipient
Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,020
Fund Source

This project will build upon existing planning and implementation efforts already taken on in the project area. The collection of existing information will be used to complement water information in support of a more successful and sustainable water quality improvement and protection implementation program. This will be achieved by active civic engagement activities throughout Phase I of this project.

Recipient
Zumbro Watershed Partnership, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,750
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,218
Fund Source

This project will complete an implementation plan, as required by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, for the Zumbro River turbidity TMDL project. It will also revise the Zumbro River Watershed Management Plan (completed 2007) to ensure it continues to reflect local needs, incorporates new information, and develops more effective linkages with related local, state and federal government programs.