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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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Regents of the University of Minnesota (Duluth Campus)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,338
To survey prehistoric archaeological sites in the Cloquet River travel corridor.
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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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Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can 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 library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

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Duluth All Souls Night
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Art Project Grant
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The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150

Art Project Grant

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Freshwater Dance Collective
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Art Project Grant
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Lyric Opera of the North
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150

Art Project Grant

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Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150

Art Project Grant

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Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Arts on Superior
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Three workshops and performances
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CHOICE, Unlimited
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$90,035
Arts Learning
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Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,025
Arts Learning
Recipient
Bayfront Reggae AKA Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,703
Reggae and World Music Festival
Recipient
North Shore Players
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Missoula Children's Theater residency
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Duluth Superior Symphony Association AKA Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
The Rose Ensemble
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,796
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (University of Minnesota Press)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish Howard Greene's journals about the north woods of Minnesota.

Recipient
Justin Dallas
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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Staci L. Drouillard
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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Joan Farnam
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,689

Career Development Grant

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Carla D. Hamilton
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,711

Career Development Grant

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Mina W. Kaiser
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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Kathleen A. McTavish AKA Kathy McTavish
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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Erin O'Daniel
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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Laura Sellner
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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John A. Gregor
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

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University of Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Recipient
MN Trout Unlimited
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,533,000
Fund Source

Minnesota Trout Unlimited enhanced in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in and along coldwater streams located on public lands and Aquatic Management Areas. We completed all 9 projects originally proposed and three additional. Contracting efficiencies and leveraging of other funding allowed us to add two habitat enhancement projects in southeast Minnesota and another segment on the Sucker River in northeast Minnesota. We enhanced 10 more acres of habitat than originally proposed and increased leverage by $121,700 (67%).

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Minnesota Discovery Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200

To provide better organization of the museum collections, allowing for greater public access to the community's historic resources.

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Ironworld Development Corporation AKA Minnesota Discovery Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,025

Community Arts Learning Grant

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Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc. AKA Lake Superior Youth Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400

Community Arts Learning Grant

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North Shore Music Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,979

Community Arts Learning Grant

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Vermilion Community College
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,646

Community Arts Learning Grant

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Arts on Superior
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,502

Community Arts Learning Grant

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William M. Kelley High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,008
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,008

Publication, in book format, of a narrative history of a "company town," Silver Bay, Minnesota, based on interviews with longtime residents (interviews and transcriptions funded by a previous Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund grant) and on interviews previously collected by the Bay Area Historical Society.  

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.

Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

PROJECT OVERVIEW

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Tetra Tech Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$369,971
Fund Source

This project is the continuation of efforts to restore and protect watersheds and streams in Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal region. The project provides the means to evaluate water quality impairments, complete pollutant source assessments, establish loading capacities and allocations for impairments, and to evaluate and recommend protection strategies for high quality water resources. It also leverages and encourages adoption of locally driven solutions to watershed management and protection.