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Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,061,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the strategic permanent protection of 915 acres (220 wetlands and 695 grasslands) of Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) open to public hunting in Minnesota. Pheasants Forever (PF) will strategically acquire parcels that are adjacent to existing public land or create corridors between complexes. All acquisitions will occur in the prairie, prairie/forest transition, or metro regions.

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Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,740,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 1,030 acres of strategic prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitats as State Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) open to public hunting. Pheasants Forever (PF) will be acquiring tracts that build onto or create a corridor between existing protected lands which will be transferred to the MN Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) to be included as a WMA. All acquisitions will occur within the prairie, prairie/forest transition, and metro planning regions. These areas have seen the greatest decline in upland and wetland habitat.

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Pheasants Forever
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,650,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 760 acres of wetlands (175 acres) and grasslands (585 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

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Pheasants Forever
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,229,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 680 acres of strategic prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

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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.

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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.

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Buffalo Ridge Chorale
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,310

Art Project

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City of Cottonwood
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,300

Art Project

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Cultural Awareness Organization AKA Worthington International Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Friends of the Orchestra LTD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,955

Art Project

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Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Lakeview Public Schools
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,655

Art Project

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Lyon County Agricultural Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Art Project

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Marshall Area Farmers Market
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,250

Art Project

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Redwood County
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,276

Art Project

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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Minnesota State University, Music Performance Series
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Park Rapids Downtown Business Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,222

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Lakeview Public Schools
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,933

Arts in the Schools

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Marshall Public Schools
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,900

Arts in the Schools

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Mankato Area Community Band
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Minnesota "Over-60" Band
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Minnesota State University, Music Performance Series
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$77,000
Fund Source

This project will establish a framework with County, Soil and Water Conservation District and watershed staff that will outline their involvement throughout the development of the Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) for the Cottonwood River and Redwood River watersheds.

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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.

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DNR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,983,000
Fund Source

We propose continued efforts to restore and enhance prairies, grasslands, and savannas on state protected lands (WMA, SNA, Native Prairie Bank) as well as on bluff prairies on State Forest lands in southeastern Minnesota.

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Marshall Area Fine Arts Council
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$782

Equipment/Facilities Improvement

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Tetra Tech
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,969
Fund Source

This project is for constructing, calibrating, and validating a Hydrologic Simulation Program FORTRAN (HSPF) watershed models for the Minnesota portions of the Des Moines Headwaters, Lower Des Moines, and East Fork Des Moines watersheds. The model can be used to provide information to support conventional parameter Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) reports. This model generates predicted output timeseries data for hydrology, sediment, nutrients, and dissolved oxygen that are consistent with observed data.

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Henry Herrick
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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Ava Holmgren
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$295

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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Annabelle Lecy
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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David Rabaey
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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John Rabaey
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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Olivia White
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500

Individual Artist Study Opportunity for Youth

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Ducks Unlimited
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,740,000
Fund Source

This Phase 6 request for Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes program will enhance 1,000 acres of shallow lakes and restore 50 acres of small wetlands by engineering and installing water control structures for Minnesota DNR and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on public lands and wetlands under easement. Structures will be used by DNR and Service partners to restore wetland hydrology and actively manage shallow lake water levels to enhance their ecology for ducks, other birds, and hunters in the Prairie Region of Minnesota.

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Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Local Arts Initiative

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Minneota, City of
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,142,066
Fund Source

Construct collection system improvements to meet TMDL wasteload requirement

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Tetra Tech Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$68,033

This project addresses five reaches of the Minnesota River that have aquatic recreation impairments as identified by high concentrations of E. coli. The project will describe the water quality impairments, complete pollutant source assessments, establish loading capacities and allocations for the impairments, and develop implementation strategies.

Recipient
Tetra Tech Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$68,033
Fund Source

This project addresses five reaches of the Minnesota River that have aquatic recreation impairments as identified by high concentrations of E. coli. The project will describe the water quality impairments, complete pollutant source assessments, establish loading capacities and allocations for the impairments, and develop implementation strategies.