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Chisago SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

Two large, actively eroding gullies located a few miles apart in Amador Township are contributing tremendous loads of phosphorus and sediment to the St. Croix River. One gully (Gully A) includes a major agricultural gully, severe road erosion, and sediment deposits of a foot or more thick in a state park. The second gully (Gully B) is over 4 feet deep, adjacent to a road, and is an annual problem. Stabilizing these two gullies will greatly reduce the sediment and phosphorus loading to the St. Croix River, which will help meet the reduction goal of the Lake St.

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Chisago SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source

Using a previous escarpment gully project as a model, the Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District will complete a similar inventory of actively eroding gullies along the Lower Sunrise River from the Kost Dam south to the confluence with the St. Croix, which includes the North Branch of the Sunrise, Hay Creek, and the Sunrise River main branch. There are major erosion issues along this stretch of river, no organized and efficient way to begin work in the area. The inventory report will provide the missing link.

Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source

The Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District has been successful in implementing Best Management Practices in certain targeted locations within the county, including the prioritized and assessed areas of Chisago City, Lindstrom, and Center City. However, there are many areas that want to implement conservation projects but aren't within targeted areas. This award will empower community partners, especially lake associations, to award grants for rain gardens, shoreline buffers, and other worthwhile projects to improve water quality.

Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$220,500
Fund Source

The Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has had such great success implementing gully stabilization projects along the St. Croix River escarpment that all of the current grant funding has been encumbered towards projects. Two large gully projects, one in the City of Taylors Falls and a second nearby in Interstate State Park, are lined up and ready to go as soon as funding is secured. Both of these gullies are large and have been actively eroding for many years, depositing large loads of sediment and phosphorus directly into the St. Croix River.

Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in in the 67 counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

Recipient
University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

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Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

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Chisago County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Amador Township
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$194,630
Fund Source

Construct sewer collection and treatment system for unsewered area

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Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
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Leo R. Smith IV AKA Lyon Smith
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Travis J. Lusk
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,315
Artist Initiative
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Emily C. Johnson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Josette A. Ghiseline
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Laurie A. Schneider AKA Laurie Schneider
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,050
Artist Initiative
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Benjamin W. Jasmer
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Sandra A. Taylor AKA Sandra Menefee Taylor
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,998
Artist Initiative
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Jody L. Williams
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
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Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Erica A. Belkholm
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
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City of Cambridge
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,120
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Chisago Lakes Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Chisago Lakes Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Isanti County Parks Department
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
City of Lindstrom
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Milaca Fine Arts Council AKA Milaca Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,105
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
City of Mora
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Pine City Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,900
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Pine County Agricultural Society AKA Pine County Fair
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Kelli R. Tubbs AKA Kelli Rae Tubbs
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
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Kelli R. Tubbs AKA Kelli Rae Tubbs
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
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Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,635
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,572
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,405

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