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Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500,000
Fund Source

We protected 22.3 miles of trout streams and 1.3 miles of lakeshore via easements (585 acres in total), and 7.4 miles (504 acres) of lakeshore through fee-title purchase. We enhanced shoreline habitat on 524 acres of riparian land, and instream habitat on 3.1 miles of trout streams and 0.5 miles of warmwater rivers.

Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$826,000
Fund Source

This program of on-the-ground conservation projects increased the wildlife and ecological values of forest communities on Minnesota's public forestlands. Restoration and enhancement projects in this program enhanced more than 10,000 acres of forest.

Recipient
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.

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
Vance F. Gellert AKA Vance Gellert
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Trisha S. Shaskan AKA Trisha Speed Shaskan
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
ARTigras
Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,200
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Frozen River Film Festival
Recipient
Children's Dance Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,335
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Great River Shakespeare Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Georama
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Hambone Music Festival
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Project FINE
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,430
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Playing with the Pros
Recipient
SEED Performance Art
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Recipient
Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Sing Out Loud Young Women's Choral Festival
Recipient
Wits' End Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,114
The Last Boy in Blue
Recipient
Winona State University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,505
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,715
Arts Learning
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,070
Arts Learning
Recipient
Kevin L. Strauss
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,999
Arts Learning
Recipient
Anoka-Ramsey Community College AKA Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,803
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,951
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Alison M. Mattila AKA Alison Scott
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,901
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Nautilus Music-Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$88,917

Arts Tour Minnesota

Recipient
Michael B. Nelson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,880
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Winona State University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,140
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
MN Trout Unlimited
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,533,000
Fund Source

Minnesota Trout Unlimited enhanced in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in and along coldwater streams located on public lands and Aquatic Management Areas. We completed all 9 projects originally proposed and three additional. Contracting efficiencies and leveraging of other funding allowed us to add two habitat enhancement projects in southeast Minnesota and another segment on the Sucker River in northeast Minnesota. We enhanced 10 more acres of habitat than originally proposed and increased leverage by $121,700 (67%).

Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board-Winona State University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,737
Fund Source

This project will build network and the skill set of local resource professionals to do effective civic engagement work for water restoration and protection in Southeast Minnesota. The cohort will be administered through the Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board (SE MN WRB) which is an area wide Joint Powers Board (JPB) established to help improve and protect the water resources of the area through coordinating local water planning efforts. This JPB has successfully administered water quality grants in the past that have positively impacted the water resources of this region.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$642,000
Fund Source

We propose a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection for trout streams across Minnesota, but emphasizing Southeast and Northeast Minnesota. We propose to protect 5 miles of trout streams with permanent conservation easements on private land. Protected lands will be designated as Aquatic Management Areas (AMA’s) administered by the Minnesota DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Recipient
SE Minnesota Water Resources Board
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,356
Fund Source

This project will provide cost-share funds to landowners in vulnerable groundwater areas for the incorporation of cover crops in their crop rotation and to provide education related to nitrogen BMPs through field trials and Nutrient Management Plans. An anticipated 100 producers in highly vulnerable areas, will plant 3,000 acres of cover crops resulting in preventing potentially 19,800 pounds of nitrate from leaching into groundwater.

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Recipient
Sister City International, Columbia Heights
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

To translate into English from Polish the story of World War II Minneapolis serviceman Walter Shimshock (Szymczak).

Recipient
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.

Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,135

General Operating Support