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McLeod County Agricultural Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To collect and collate historical photographs, memorabilia, and personal stories in order to preserve the history of the McLeod County Fair. The fair will seek out stories and request historical items, for loan or donation, to the McLeod County Agricultural Association. During the 140th anniversary of the fair, visitors can view a history display. Funds will be used to preserve a piece of Minnesota's heritage in a single collection, while educating the public with displays.

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Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,061,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the strategic permanent protection of 915 acres (220 wetlands and 695 grasslands) of Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) open to public hunting in Minnesota. Pheasants Forever (PF) will strategically acquire parcels that are adjacent to existing public land or create corridors between complexes. All acquisitions will occur in the prairie, prairie/forest transition, or metro regions.

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Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,740,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 1,030 acres of strategic prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitats as State Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) open to public hunting. Pheasants Forever (PF) will be acquiring tracts that build onto or create a corridor between existing protected lands which will be transferred to the MN Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) to be included as a WMA. All acquisitions will occur within the prairie, prairie/forest transition, and metro planning regions. These areas have seen the greatest decline in upland and wetland habitat.

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MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,652,000
Fund Source

This appropriation funded 283 projects totaling 21,953 acres. The two largest types of enhancement were 112 woody removal projects totaling 10,160 acres and 134 prescribed burns totaling 10,082 acres. Additionally, we seeded 30 sites totaling 1386 acres, put in infrastructure for conservation grazing of 236 acres on 3 sites, conducted 3 oak savanna enhancements totaling 42 acres, and treated 47 acres of invasive species on 2 sites.

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Pheasants Forever
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500,000
Fund Source

The proposal was to accelerate the protection of 1,275 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting. However, over the course of the appropriation, we acquired 10 parcels for a total of 1,498 acres which exceeded our total acre goal of 1,275 acres by 223 acres. Breaking down acres by ecological section we exceed our acre goal for the metropolitan area by 97 acres.

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Crow River Youth Choir
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,120

Art Project

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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Art Project

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Hutchinson Photography Club
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$912

Art Project

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Winsted Arts Council
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,125

Art Project

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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2012 Spring and Fall Concerts
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,835
Arts Classes
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RiverSong Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
RiverSong Music Festival
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,995
Interactive Recital and Concert/Alexander Sandor
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Historic Hutchinson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
"Smoke on the Mountain"
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,462
Artist of Minnesota Spring Conference
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,345
Wearable Art Classes/Exhibit/Fashion Show
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,669
Summer Arts Camp
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Hutchinson Parks and Recreation
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,491
River Walk Public Arts Day
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Hutchinson Theatre Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,485
"Singin in the Rain"
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Willmar Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,350
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Recipient
Winsted Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,450
2012-2013 Event Calendar
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Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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CityArt Sculpture Walk
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
CityArt Sculpture Walk
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Green Isle Community School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra upgrades
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,740
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
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Hutchinson Theatre Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,629
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
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Litchfield Community Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,707
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
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Winsted Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,675
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
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Friends of the Minnesota Sinfonia AKA Minnesota Sinfonia
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,660
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Multiple Local Government Units
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
Fund Source

Funds are to be used to protect, enhance and restore water quality in lakes, rivers and streams and to protect groundwater and drinking water. Activities include structural and vegetative practices to reduce runoff and retain water on the land, feedlot water quality projects, SSTS abatement grants for low income individuals, and stream bank, stream channel and shoreline protection projects. For the fiscal year 2012, BWSR awarded 13 local governments with funds to complete 143 projects. More information is available in the detail reports below.

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RESPEC
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,996
Fund Source

This project will finalize HSPF watershed model construction by incorporating internal phosphorus loading in modeled lakes, run a suite of implementation scenarios and generate a GenScn project containing model output. The consultant will produce HSPF watershed models that can readily be used to provide information to support conventional parameter TMDLs. The consultant will deliver all modeling files for baseline and implementation scenarios and provide a GenScn project containing model output.

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Crow River Organization Of Water (CROW)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,640
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$149,360
Fund Source

This project includes project planning, coordination, stream reconnaissance, and begins the effort towards civic engagement/outreach components of the South Fork Crow River Watershed project. Phase I will focus towards the development of project teams, identifying stakeholders, developing an initial civic engagement strategic plan and conducting limited lake and stream monitoring.

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Minnesota River Board
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,691
Fund Source

This project will support a civic engagement cohort that will be offered in southwest Minnesota to foster partnering and build capacity of local government, organizations, and residents for effective civic engagement in water protection and restoration. This project will also build networks and the skill set of local resource professionals to do effective civic engagement work for water restoration and protection. The cohort will be administered through the Minnesota River Board (MRB), established in 1995 with a goal of focusing water management efforts on the local level.

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DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,834,000
Fund Source

Good habitat is critical to sustaining quality fish populations in both lakes and rivers. DNR proposes to restore or enhance aquatic habitat under two programs: stream restoration, and Aquatic Management Area (AMA) enhancement. Stream restoration includes major channel restorations and fish passage projects such as dam removals intended to improve or provide access to critical aquatic habitats.

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DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,007,000
Fund Source

This programmatic request will build on the DNR’s previous efforts to enhance and restore grasslands, prairies, and savannas. We will use the Prairie Conservation Plan and Pheasant Summit Action Plan to guide these efforts in a strategic and targeted manner. This proposal will work on a number of types of permanently protected habitats, most of which are open to public hunting, including; DNR WMAs, SNAs, AMAs, Prairie Bank Easements, State Forests, as well as USFWS WPAs and Refuges.

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Board of Water & Soil Resources
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$397,580
Fund Source

BWSR will administer funding to eligible County projects that provide funds and other assistance to low income property owners to upgrade or replace Noncompliant Septic Systems. BWSR will also manage annual reporting completed by each County.

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City of Glencoe
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,600

To prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Glencoe City Center building.

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Department of Administration
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,750

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 6, "These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision.

Recipient
Ducks Unlimited
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,740,000
Fund Source

This Phase 6 request for Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes program will enhance 1,000 acres of shallow lakes and restore 50 acres of small wetlands by engineering and installing water control structures for Minnesota DNR and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on public lands and wetlands under easement. Structures will be used by DNR and Service partners to restore wetland hydrology and actively manage shallow lake water levels to enhance their ecology for ducks, other birds, and hunters in the Prairie Region of Minnesota.