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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
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.

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
Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2012 International Festival
Recipient
Friends of the Auditorium, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Summer Theatre Production/Workshop
Recipient
Prairie Dance Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Dance Camp
Recipient
Prairie Dance Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
"The Nutcracker"
Recipient
Rhythm of the River
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Rhythm of the River
Recipient
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Concert
Recipient
Ralph G. Hepola
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
Recipient
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
Recipient
Mankato Children's Chorus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Mankato Children's Chorus
Recipient
Martin County West Senior High
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Martin County West Senior High
Recipient
South Central Service Cooperative
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
South Central Service Cooperative
Recipient
CityArt Sculpture Walk
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
CityArt Sculpture Walk
Recipient
Martin County Preservation Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Red Rock Center for the Arts
Recipient
Merely Players Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Merely Players Community Theatre
Recipient
Blue Earth Town and Country Players
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
The Fairmont Opera House, Inc. AKA Fairmont Opera House
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Faribault County Agricultural Society AKA Faribault County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Mankato Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Martin County Preservation Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,950
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota Over Sixty Band
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Minnesota State University-Mankato Performance Series
Recipient
Caleb Prigge
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Youth Scholarship
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Twin Rivers Council for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Darian Wohlrabe
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Youth Scholarship
Recipient
Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,400
Arts Learning
Recipient
City of Walnut Grove
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Arts Organization Development and Equipment
Recipient
Murray County Central Schools
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,490
Bringing the Irish to Southwest Minnesota
Recipient
Huge Improv Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,095
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Michael S. Jensen AKA Mick Sterling
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,144
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$141,439
Fund Source

This project will develop an understanding for how sediment sources change over timescales of individual storm events as well as over the past two centuries. The results will be used by the larger Collaborative for Sediment Source Reduction (CISSR)-Blue Earth research group to establish a sediment budget for the Greater Blue Earth River Basin and understand the effectiveness of various potential mitigation strategies. In addition, these results can be used by MPCA and others to calibrate watershed sediment models.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
Martin Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,179
Fund Source

Martin County has 149 lakes and several are impacted by elevated phosphorus levels. Restoring the water quality of these lakes is a priority for county. In partnership with Minnesota Waters, Barr Engineering and the University of Minnesota Extension, this project specifically aims to educate residents about the threats to Martin County water resources. The goal is to engage residents in protecting and improving the quality and management of the lakes by establishing a minimum of four lake associations within the county.