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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.

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’.The purpose of this program is to call attention to the pillar, but also to centralize and streamline reporting on other related programs within the pillar.

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. Legacy funds have also substantially increased the numbers of projects completed each year. Design and project management levels of work have increased correspondingly. Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Parks and Trails staff conduct these efforts.

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
Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,867
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
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
Scott Lloyd Anderson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Vance F. Gellert AKA Vance Gellert
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
John S. Jodzio
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Patrick W. O'Keefe AKA Pat O'Keefe
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Justin Quinn
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Clearview Elementary
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Readers Theater at Clearview Elementary
Recipient
Clearview Elementary
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,678
Puppetry at Clearview Elementary
Recipient
Hands Across the World
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Free at Last
Recipient
Saint John's University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Patrick Dougherty Residency
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band AKA Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band Parent Assn.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
Recipient
ArtStart
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Great River Educational Arts Theatre AKA GREAT Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,280
Arts Learning
Recipient
Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota AKA Sumunar
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,627
Arts Learning
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,228
Arts Learning
Recipient
Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,025
Arts Learning
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,951
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,160
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Hong G. Dice AKA Gao Hong
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,220
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Rolf C. Erdahl AKA Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,719
Arts Tour 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
Minnesota Music Coalition
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$84,392
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Singers Minnesota Choral Artists AKA The Singers-Minnesota Choral Artists
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,554
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Ce Tempoxcalli
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To construct a historically accurate account and thorough context of the 1995 Hunger Strike.

Recipient
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.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,000
Fund Source
This program is designed to attract new audiences to Minnesota State Parks. Primarily young families and young adults that often look beyond state parks for their means of recreation, along with youth looking for an “extreme” or “adventure” experience. Programs will offer participants the opportunity to experience rock climbing, outdoors on real rock. This program targets the state’s climbing parks (Blue Mounds, Interstate and Tettegouche State Parks) by offering one “I Can Climb!” - rock climbing experience - every month from June to August at each of the climbing parks.
Recipient
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net (218) 631-3195 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,338
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,337
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,724
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,852
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$114,991
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Recipient
Clearwater River Watershed District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$738,750
Fund Source

The Clearwater Lake Chain has elevated nutrient levels which lead to poor water quality. The City of Kimball and surrounding agricultural area drains, mostly untreated, into a trout stream which empties into the Clearwater River Chain of Lakes.

Recipient
Buffalo Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,910
Community Arts Support - Arts Producing
Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts presenting
Recipient
Elk River Community Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,557
Arts Producing: the primary focus is to produce live theater productions.