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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
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$936,000
Fund Source

Water control structures and dikes were designed and constructed on six Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) in the counties of Becker, Clearwater, Itasca, Lincoln, Roseau, and Yellow Medicine. Dike work at Roseau River WMA protects and enhances 3200 acres of wetlands wetlands in Pool 2 of the WMA. Roseau River WMA has 10 large water control structures, seven moist soil cells, and four large pools covering 11,800 acres. Cells for a moist soil unit were constructed at Lac Qui Parle WMA in Lac Qui Parle County.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,815,000
Fund Source

This program accelerated the permanent protection of 2,267 acres of wetlands (465 acres) and grasslands (1,802 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota. Over the course of the appropriation, PF acquired 18 parcels for a total of 2,267 acres which exceeded our total acre goal of 2,250 acres by 17 acres. Breaking down acres by ecological section we exceeded our acre goal for both the metropolitan area by 61 acres and in the prairie area by 346 acres. We have exceeded anticipated match of $5,125,000 by $771,500.

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$501,438
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$613,201
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$736,809
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$640,271
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$711,218
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$732,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$393,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$412,250
Fund Source

“Acquiring Land and Creating Opportunities - A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘create new and expanded park and trail opportunities to satisfy current customers as well as to reach out to new ones’.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$214,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$239,000
Fund Source

Strategic planning efforts guide the expenditure of Legacy funds towards desired outcomes which are derived from public and stakeholder input, research, analysis and input from a variety of experts and leadership. Parks and Trails planners conduct these efforts. Staffing levels were adjusted to complete this legacy work.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological and Water Resources
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,177,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,513,000

To address the problems caused by invasive species, the 1991 Minnesota Legislature directed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to establish the Invasive Species Program. The program is designed to implement actions to prevent the spread of invasive species and manage invasive aquatic plants and wild animals (Minnesota Statutes 84D).
The three primary goals of the DNR Invasive Species Program are to:
1. Prevent the introduction of new invasive species into Minnesota.
2. Prevent the spread of invasive species within Minnesota.

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$525,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
Fund Source

The DNR is working with local communities and an interagency team to define, prioritize, and establish groundwater management areas in Minnesota. Groundwater management areas will have increased data collection and monitoring that allow the state and local communities to understand water supplies, uses, limitations, and threats to natural resources that depend on groundwater. This information will support detailed aquifer protection plans that ensure equitable and sustainable groundwater and drinking water use for the future.

Recipient
Kailey Babcock
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Malisa VanMaasdam
Recipient
Brea Blankenfeld
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Nicholas Jackson
Recipient
Karen Bradley
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Gwenfrewi Burger
Recipient
Gwenfrewi Burger
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Karen Bradley
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Justice Deeter
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Nina Lubarski
Recipient
Rebecca Eckdahl
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Visual Art Mentorship for Rebecca Eckdahl
Recipient
Pamela Edevold
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Rebekah Kjolhaug
Recipient
Terry C. Honstead
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Visual Art Mentorship for Rebecca Eckdahl
Recipient
Nicholas Jackson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Brea Blankenfeld
Recipient
Rebekah Kjolhaug
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Pamela Edevold
Recipient
Nina Lubarski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Justice Deeter
Recipient
Kailee Martens
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600
Literary Mentorship for Kailee Martens
Recipient
Lynn S. Masino
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Photography Mentorship for Lynn S. Masino
Recipient
Maureen O'Brien
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Annika Roy
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Joe Rossi
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Lynn Masino
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Annikka Roy
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Mentorship with Maureen OÆBrien
Recipient
Malisa VanMaasdam
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Mentorship of Kailey Babcock
Recipient
Bemidji High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
Presentation of ôMark Twain Himselfö to Bemidji High School Students and the public
Recipient
Bemidji Woodcarving Club
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,705
Scandanavian flat-plane style wood carving workshops
Recipient
Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji Area
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,932
Pottery, Collage and Dance Classes at the Boys and Girls Club
Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,376
Timeless Traditions Concert at the Depot in Baudette
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
ôSound of Musicö Performance in Park Rapids
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Minnesota Folklore Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Theater Presentation of ôNarnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobeö
Recipient
Nemeth Art Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,615
Publicity for Identity Change of the Nemeth Art Center
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Red Bridge Film Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,076
2012 Red Bridge Film Festival
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Bemidji Symphony Young Musicians Ensemble
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts Downtown Park Rapids Monthly Events
Recipient
Pequana Playhouse
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
ôAccording to Coyoteö mixed Blood Theater Production at Pequana Playhouse
Recipient
Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collective
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,041
ôPetite Rougueö performances in area schools and at Neilson Place
Recipient
North Beltrami Heritage Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,650
Heritage Sculpture Garden in Kelliher