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Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results (includes Use and Dissemination)
Minnesota's native prairie covered about 18 million acres at the time of the public land surveys (1847-1908); currently less than one percent remains. This multi-faceted prairie project was designed to increase conservation of native prairie and provide tools for long-term management and assessment of this rare resource. Project results addressed:

Recipient
BWSR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$180,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
Since collection of digital easement data within the Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources (BWSR) first began in the late 1990's, every effort had been made to keep the database accurate and complete. However, over a decade later, and with over 5,000 easements and growing, it became prudent (particularly with the advent of more advanced technology) to reexamine, update, and enhance that database.

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$520,000


Overall Project Outcome and Results
The DNR needed comprehensive information about its conservation easements in a centralized database and an agency-wide plan to monitor and enforce the easements.

Project objectives were to:

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
LCCMR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,000

Funds will be used by the LCCMR to provide assistance for an unexpected, urgent, or emergency need where time is of the essence, as authorized in Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.08, subdivision 4, paragraph (d).

Funds were allocated to Statewide Ecological Ranking Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and Other Critical Lands ( M.L. 2009, Chp. 143, Sec. 2, Subd. 04g): http://www.legacy.leg.mn/projects/statewide-ecological-ranking-conserva…

Recipient
MPCA
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750,000

Project Outcome and Results
Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon (MnSCC) is a three-year project that engaged over 7,000 students in 100 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota to save energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions at their schools.

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
Recipient
BWSR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$73,500
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

OVERALL PROJECT OUTCOME AND RESULTS
During the fourth phase of the Metro Corridors project, the Metro Conservation Corridors Partners continued their work to accelerate protection and restoration of remaining high-quality natural lands in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan Area by strategically coordinating and focusing conservation efforts within a connected and scientifically-identified network of critical lands. This corridor network stretches from the area's urban core to its rural perimeter, including portions of 16 counties.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
This $1.5 million appropriation leveraged a total of $1,833,241 of other funds to acquire 66.7 acres for the Metropolitan Regional Park System as follows:

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$225,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
BWSR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$894,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
To better understand the recharge dynamics of the Mt. Simon aquifer the western edge of this aquifer was investigated through observation well installations, water level monitoring, groundwater chemical analysis, and aquifer capacity testing. Most data collected for this study are derived from the 27 observation wells, drilled to depths of 70 to 718 feet, that were installed at 14 locations by contracted drilling companies.

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
The Trust Fund funding allowed for the following State Parks and State Trails land acquisition projects:

Recipient
MN Dept. of Agriculture
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$368,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MPCA
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000


Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
MN DNR
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results