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Recipient
Benton SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Fund Source

Little Rock Lake experiences severe algae blooms due to excess phosphorus and these blooms are the worst known regionally. The goal of this project is to reduce algae blooms, improve water clarity, and avoid risk of drinking water contamination. The project will result in installing one farmer nutrient management project , four cover crops, two lakeshore buffer strips, six septic systems that also demonstrated an imminent threat to public health, six erosion control projects , one wetland restored, and one feedlot runoff control system.

Recipient
Benton SWCD
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,000
Fund Source

These funds will be utilized in cost-share for landowners to install Agricultural Best Management Practices following Little Rock Lake TMDL Implementation Plan. Example of projects include Feedlot Improvements, Waste Storage Facilities, Erosion Control BMPs, Filter Strips and Streambank Stabilizations. An estimated 830 pounds per year of phosphorus and 800 tons of sediment will be reduced annually.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,590

CMSM will build upon the work that began with its 2015-16 appropriation by (1) Remediation and further development of exhibit areas that promote Arts & Cultural Heritage (ACH) learning (2) Expanding ACH learning opportunities for new audiences at off-site locations; (3) Engaging an outside Evaluation Consultant to help plan/implement strategies that meaningfully assess ACH learning outcomes and impacts; (4) Boosting the Museum’s capacity to serve more school/early learning groups.

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
Great River Greening
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,208,000
Fund Source

The Anoka Sandplain Partnership (Phase 4) proposal will restore and enhance 917 acres of wildlife habitat on priority public lands principally within the Anoka Sandplain Ecological Region within the Metropolitan Urbanizing and Forest-Prairie Transition sections.

Recipient
Stearns History Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$93,000

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

Recipient
New London Music Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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

Arts Legacy Grant

Recipient
BWSR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
Fund Source

The RIM Camp Ripley Partnership, Phase VI will protect and restore 660 acres of high quality habitat along the Mississippi and Crow Wing Rivers and buffer the Nokasippi and Gull River WMAs, using approximately 11 conservation easements.

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
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,150

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,701

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Small But Noteworthy
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,545

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,700

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,100

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,905

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,971

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Pierz Community Education
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,689

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

Community Arts Education Support

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$800
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,435
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,475
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,834,000
Fund Source

Good habitat is critical to sustaining quality fish populations in both lakes and rivers. DNR proposes to restore or enhance aquatic habitat under two programs: stream restoration, and Aquatic Management Area (AMA) enhancement. Stream restoration includes major channel restorations and fish passage projects such as dam removals intended to improve or provide access to critical aquatic habitats.

Recipient
DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,007,000
Fund Source

This programmatic request will build on the DNR’s previous efforts to enhance and restore grasslands, prairies, and savannas. We will use the Prairie Conservation Plan and Pheasant Summit Action Plan to guide these efforts in a strategic and targeted manner. This proposal will work on a number of types of permanently protected habitats, most of which are open to public hunting, including; DNR WMAs, SNAs, AMAs, Prairie Bank Easements, State Forests, as well as USFWS WPAs and Refuges.

Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,992

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Organizations

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

General Operating Support

Recipient
The Nature Conservancy; Mn Land Trust
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,468,000
Fund Source

The Conservation Fund and Minnesota Land Trust will protect 380 acres of high-priority grassland, prairie, and wetland wildlife habitat with working lands conservation easements in western, central, and southeastern Minnesota. Grasslands represent one of Minnesota’s most threatened habitat types. Privately-held and well-managed grasslands in strategic habitat complexes have provided lasting benefits for Minnesota’s wildlife. This project will permanently prevent the conversion of grasslands to row crops.