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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
$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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City of Milaca AKA Milaca Parks Commission
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,920
Rec Fest 2012
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Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Phase 2 Michael Richards Memorial Bronze Sculpture
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,990

2012 Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour

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Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,616

2012 3-D Concert Series

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City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
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Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Blue Earth Valley Concert Association
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Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
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Mankato Ballet Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Mankato Ballet Company
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Mankato Children's Chorus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Mankato Children's Chorus
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Maple River Middle/High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Maple River High School
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
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Mankato Symphony Orchestra Association AKA Mankato Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Mankato Symphony Orchestra
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Martin County Preservation Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Red Rock Center for the Arts
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Merely Players Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Merely Players Community Theatre
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Arts 'N More
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts 'N More Festival
Recipient
Blue Earth Town and Country Players
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
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
Govenaires Drum Bugle Corps
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
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
Mankato Area Community Band
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Maple River West Elementary School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
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
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Twin Rivers Council for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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United South Central High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
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Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,400
Arts Learning
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,650
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Luverne G. Seifert
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,458
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Faribault Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,344
Fund Source

Nearly 700 miles of open water flow through Faribault County's borders. Over one-third of these miles are artificial drainage systems. Artificial drainage systems are necessary to remove excess precipitation and improve the productivity of agricultural land, however they also have a direct effect on the water quality and quantity of receiving waterbodies. With limited resources available to manage these systems, innovative and efficient management tools will play a critical role in targeting improvements for water quality.

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
Faribault Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,574
Fund Source

The East Branch Blue Earth River is currently negatively impacted and has been shown to contribute disproportionately high sediment loads to the Minnesota River. With limited funds available for implementing conservation practices, targeting tools to pinpoint locations where conservation practices have the highest effectiveness are increasingly important. Innovative use of technology can help streamline these targeting procedures.