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Pheasants Forever
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,505,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever (PF) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will cooperate to permanently restore and protect approximately 1397.31 acres as Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) in western and southern Minnesota. All lands acquired through this grant proposal will be owned and managed by the Service as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

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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.

Recipient
Iron Range Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$518

To add 17 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records

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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
Sisu Heritage Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,500

To stabilize and restore the exterior and foundation of the Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$439,943
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$457,937

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
Willmar Area Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
2011 Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Recipient
Willmar Design Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,400
The Kaffe-Café-Kahwa Project.
Recipient
New London Music Group
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,625
New London Music Festival.
Recipient
David Bowen
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,300
An installation that will draw information from the movement of waves on Lake Superior creating a simulation of the physical effects caused by this movement in a gallery space.
Recipient
Michelle M. Matthees
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To devote one year to writing full-time.
Recipient
Tweed Museum of Art
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,518

Tweed will engage Native audiences by 1)presenting museum collections and resources; 2)seeking input; and 3)documenting artists and resources to engage for programming.

Recipient
Duluth Art Institute Association AKA Duluth Art Institute
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,190
The Duluth Art Institute will host internationally recognized artist Wing Young Huie to present two community workshops in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Duluth to engage audiences with issues of identity and diversity through the use of portrait photography.
Recipient
Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,147
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will substantially expand its service to hospice patients by creating a new partnership with St. Mary's Medical Center, building our current relationship with St. Luke's Hospice Duluth and increasing the number of trained hospice musicians.
Recipient
West Central Connection Barbershop Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$965
Youth in Harmony Residency.
Recipient
The College of Saint Scholastica
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,990

Engage visual artist Tacoumba Aiken to work with area residents of all ages to collaboratively design and paint a canvas wall mural.

Recipient
Laurentian Arts and Culture Alliance
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,454
For a photography workshop for youth on artistic photography.
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Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Produce the Quartet Project an annual string quartet training program for high school and upper middle school students in Duluth.
Recipient
Matinee Musicale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,380
Present Imani Winds in a 3 day residency and recital in Duluth.
Recipient
Poetry Harbor
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Present 10 workshops and publish a book of poetry written by the participants.
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Three Bridges International Chamber Music Festival
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Produce master classes, music lessons and pedagogy seminars free for area students and teachers.

Recipient
Twin Ports Wind Ensemble AKA Twin Ports Wind Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,176
Sponsor English conductor Keith Allen to work with students to teach the English form of band music.
Recipient
Arrowhead Chorale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts in Education Touring/Performing

Recipient
Grant Community School Collaborative
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Peace O' Ground, a year-long integrated arts initiative, will provide children, families, and neighbors of Duluth's Hillside multiple opportunities to experience and participate in deepening understanding of their neighborhood through the literary, visual, and performing arts.
Recipient
Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Woodland Hills arts learners will use a guided creative process to explore causes, impacts, and solutions surrounding teen violence, while acquiring skills necessary to create and perform a theatrical production and foster dialogue about this issue.
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Purchase/Install New Heating and Cooling System.
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All Souls Night
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,329
Produce All Souls Night, a fall themed Duluth community visual and performing arts festival.
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The College of Saint Scholastica
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,658
Host a performance and educational workshop by the Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company in October, 2011.
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The College of Saint Scholastica
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,658
Host a performance of The Intergalactic Nemesis in November, 2011.
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Common Language
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,470
Host the 10th Annual North Shore Iron Pour and iron casting seminar.
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Crescendo Youth Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,390
Host a string camp in Hibbing in June 2011.
Recipient
Ely Greenstone Public Arts Committee
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,780
Produce 2011 Children's Art Camp.
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Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,603
Present a multimedia event featuring projected images and live dance in conjunction with a chamber orchestra performance.
Recipient
Lake Superior Writers
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,329

Produce poet laureate events featuring Duluth's own poet laureate.

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Lake Superior Youth Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,658
Prepare for and perform Native American music concert with Elizabeth Jaakola and the Anishinaabe Youth Chorus.
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Lyric Opera of the North
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,658
Produce 3 performances of Menotti's opera Amahl and the Night Visitors.
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Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,780
To present three sets of free public workshops in the art of outdoor parade spectacle.
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Matinee Musicale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,192

Present a concert by the Parker Quartet winners of the Grammy Award this year for Chamber Music.