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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.

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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.

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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
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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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Arrowhead Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,057
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$273,267

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

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Anna Koopman
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Harp mentorship
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Mikayla Sauber
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Violin mentorship
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Bemidji Woodcarving Club
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,705
Scandanavian flat-plane style wood carving workshops
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Minnesota Folklore Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Theater Presentation of ôNarnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobeö
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Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collective
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,041
ôPetite Rougueö performances in area schools and at Neilson Place
Recipient
Beltrami County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,400
John Berquist performances in Bemidji and Baudette
Recipient
Bemidji Community Arts Council AKA Bemidji Community Arts Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,322
2012 Spoken Word Workshop Series
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Bemidji Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,526
Theater presentation of ôThe Magical Pied Piperö in Bemidji
Recipient
Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collective
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,160
The Legend of Paul Bunyan - the Musical
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,531
Art Leap 2012 in downtown Park Rapids
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,796
Production of ôOliverö by the Bemidji Community Theater
Recipient
CHOICE, Unlimited
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$90,035
Arts Learning
Recipient
Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,025
Arts Learning
Recipient
Rolf C. Erdahl AKA Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,719
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
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.

Recipient
Cass County (Environmental Services Department)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,696
Fund Source

This project will include lake and stream monitoring on 23 lakes and 4 streams found within the Leech Lake River and Pine River watersheds in Cass County. The project will be conducted in an effort to gain sufficient data on these data-deficient lake and stream sites within these watersheds. All of the proposed monitoring sites are target sites located in the targeted watersheds for 2012. Cass ESD is partnering with Hubbard SWCD, the Leech Lake Band of Objibwe, and RMB Environmental Laboratories to conduct the fieldwork for this project.

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
Heritage Group North, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To enhance an existing walking tour with 14 kiosks broadening public access to Pine River's history.
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,800
"The Night Before Christmas"
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Art Crawl Off 84
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
Community Arts Access Project
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Minnesota Folklore Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Nunsense and On Golden Pond
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
"Cinderella"
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Northwoods Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
The Ballad of Lucette
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Community Education
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,269
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,897
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
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Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,315
Fund Source

This project will include lake and stream monitoring on 7 lakes and 3 streams found within the Pine River watershed. The project will be conducted in an effort to gain sufficient data on these data-deficient lake and stream sites within these watersheds. All of the proposed monitoring sites are target sites for 2012. One of the goals in the Crow Wing County (CWC) Local Comprehensive Water Plan (CWP) is to establish a countywide Comprehensive Monitoring Plan (CMP).

Recipient
Emmons & Olivier Resources
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,041
Fund Source

This first year of the project will collect available data relevant to the TMDL development, determine the data sets best suited for the TMDL development. Gain a better understanding of the watershed and impaired lakes, and assessment of all potential sources (internal and external) of the causes of lake impairment. EOR will also review the data produced by the MPCA for the impairment assessment for each of the lakes during year 1 of the project.

Recipient
Hubbard Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,990
Fund Source

This project covers activities necessary to complete the major watershed restoration and projection project. The major objectives this project covers include contract administration, watershed coordination, stressor ID activities, identifying priority management zones, engage watershed citizens, and the creation of watershed restoration and protection plans.

Recipient
RESPEC
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,996
Fund Source

This project will finalize HSPF watershed model construction by incorporating internal phosphorus loading in modeled lakes, run a suite of implementation scenarios and generate a GenScn project containing model output. The consultant will produce HSPF watershed models that can readily be used to provide information to support conventional parameter TMDLs. The consultant will deliver all modeling files for baseline and implementation scenarios and provide a GenScn project containing model output.

Recipient
South St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$283,224
Fund Source

This project will provide fiscal resources for South St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District (SSLCSWCD) to participate and lead efforts to attain geomorphic data sets, dissolved oxygen assessments, culvert inventory, and civic engagement activities in three major watersheds, Nemadji River, South Lake Superior and St. Louis River. This work is currently being worked on as a part of the MPCA’s Watershed Restoration and Protection Planning efforts.