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Recipient
Hormel Historic Home
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,586
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,172
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
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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Pheasants Forever
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,960,000
Fund Source

The proposal was to accelerate the protection of 1,220 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting. Over the course of the appropriation, we acquired 11 parcels for a total of 1,484.05 acres which exceeded our total acre goal of 1,220 acres by 264.05 acres.  Breaking down acres by ecological section we acquired 876 acres in the metro, 152 acres in the forest/prairie, and 456 acres in the prairie.  We have a balance of $52,798 that will be returned to the Fund despite exceeding our acre goals.

Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,934
To add 122 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
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
Peer Engineering
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$115,910
Fund Source

Peer Engineering, Inc. (Peer) will evaluate and recommend to MPCA groundwater monitoring staff prospective sites/locations for the installation of groundwater monitoring wells to evaluate contaminant/pollutant concentrations from various sources. Peer will oversee the installation of monitoring wells by retaining a state drilling contractor or preparing bid documents to retain well driller through the Department of Administration. Superfund staff will assist in the project by providing oversight of contractual requirements and provide technical assistance as needed.

Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
Recipient
Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Karl R. Unnasch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Recipient
Fillmore Central High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center AKA Lanesboro Arts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Madonna Living Community
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College AKA RCTC Life Program
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Community Media
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,160
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
ARTigras
Recipient
Picaresque II
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Mower County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To improve the lighting and display areas in Creative Arts Building.

Recipient
Austin Community Charitable Fund
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Austin Artworks Festival
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Hambone Music Festival
Recipient
Riverland Community College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Playing with the Pros
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
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
Waseca County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Waseca County Historical Society
Recipient
CityArt Sculpture Walk
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
CityArt Sculpture Walk