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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.

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.

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
Vance F. Gellert AKA Vance Gellert
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Kiomars Moradi
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Tami Morse
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Jila Nikpay
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Asian Media Access
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Lyra, Inc. AKA Lyra Baroque Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,900
Arts Access
Recipient
Minnesota Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,950
Arts Access
Recipient
Off-Leash Area: Contemporary Performance Works AKA Off-Leash Area
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Park Square Theatre Company AKA Park Square Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Textile Center of Minnesota AKA Textile Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,475
Arts Access
Recipient
Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
East Metro Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Recipient
Saint Croix Valley Chamber Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Postcards Along the Way
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Hambone Music Festival
Recipient
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,533
Arts Learning
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,400
Arts Learning
Recipient
Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota AKA Sumunar
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,627
Arts Learning
Recipient
ArtReach Saint Croix
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Saint Croix Valley literary arts program
Recipient
Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$64,003
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota - Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,243
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,453
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,337
Fund Source

Working with the Metropolitan Council, the University of Minnesota - Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is investigating the opportunity for water conservation by private industrial water users across the Twin Cities metropolitan region. Private industrial water users are defined as industries that use private wells for their water supply. This work is determining factors that encourage or create barriers for implementation of identified industrial water conservation opportunities.

Recipient
Wenck Associates, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,811
Fund Source

This project will support updates to the Draft Bald Eagle Lake TMDL. The updates will address comments received during the public comment period. The comments resulted in the development of individual Wasteload Allocations for stormwater sources in the Bald Eagle Lake watershed.

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
Washington Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,142
Fund Source

This project addresses the identified need for an Implementation Plan that provides an overall roadmap for the effort it will take to meet the Carnelian Marine St. Croix Multi-Lakes Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). An Implementation Plan will be developed, with involvement of the Project Partners and stakeholder groups, that sets forth prioritized strategies for attaining the TMDL and a method for tracking the progress of those efforts. The Implementation Plan will be restoration-focused, but will include protection-oriented information/actions as well.

Recipient
Afton Historical Society and Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,941
To complete a full catalog of artifacts in the Afton History Museum under the direction of a qualified museum registrar in order to provide full access to the public.
Recipient
Afton Historical Society and Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,992

Entering inventory level information, photographing, marking & cataloging 823 items into PastPerfect.

Recipient
FamilyMeans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts Exploration Workshop
Recipient
Harmonic Relief
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
This Land is Your Land
Recipient
Minneapolis Southside Singers
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Recipient
Velvet Tones
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Recipient
Paint on the Water Hip Hop Festival AKA Paint on the Water: Saint Croix Valley Hip Hop Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Paint on the Water: Saint Croix Valley Hip Hop Festival
Recipient
The Saint Croix Jazz Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
St. Croix Jazz Orchestra season
Recipient
Forest Lake Park Board
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts in the Park
Recipient
Grand Symphonic Winds
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts