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2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

Provided for an increase in public service, security and enforcement, maintenance and custodial work at high participation locations during the first two fiscal years of Legacy.

Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,833,000
Fund Source

With these funds we were able to restore, protect, and enhance 24,611 acres of native and restored grassland in Minnesota. Much of this work was done through the DNR Roving Crews, a new program funded with these dollars that has significantly increased the state's habitat management capabilities. In addition to these enhancement activities we were able to enroll acres in the DNR's Native Prairie Bank Easement Program as well as acquire acres for the SNA program.

Recipient
DNR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,790,000
Fund Source

Many of Minnesota's wetlands have been lost and the remainder degraded.  The original proposal planned for 15,000 acres of wetland/shallow lake enhancement to provide critical habitat for each life stage of waterfowl and wetland wildlife.  The six projects subsequently completed with this appropriation enhanced 13,800 acres of wetlands and shallow lakes in the Prarie and Forest/Prairie Ecosections of Minnestoa.

Recipient
DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,870,000
Fund Source

This proposal impacts shallow lakes and wetlands in Minnesota through the design and construction of projects, enhancement work done by DNR roving habitat crews, and shallow lakes work identified and initiated through the DNR Shallow Lakes program.  Ten thousand acres of wetlands were enhanced by these activities.

Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,652,000
Fund Source

This appropriation funded 283 projects totaling 21,953 acres. The two largest types of enhancement were 112 woody removal projects totaling 10,160 acres and 134 prescribed burns totaling 10,082 acres. Additionally, we seeded 30 sites totaling 1386 acres, put in infrastructure for conservation grazing of 236 acres on 3 sites, conducted 3 oak savanna enhancements totaling 42 acres, and treated 47 acres of invasive species on 2 sites.

Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$936,000
Fund Source

Water control structures and dikes were designed and constructed on six Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) in the counties of Becker, Clearwater, Itasca, Lincoln, Roseau, and Yellow Medicine. Dike work at Roseau River WMA protects and enhances 3200 acres of wetlands wetlands in Pool 2 of the WMA. Roseau River WMA has 10 large water control structures, seven moist soil cells, and four large pools covering 11,800 acres. Cells for a moist soil unit were constructed at Lac Qui Parle WMA in Lac Qui Parle County.

Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$246,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$154,000
Fund Source

This project will restore and manage native prairies and woodlands, including removal of invasive species along at least six percent of the developed miles of state trails

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,603
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,000
Fund Source

This project aims to accelerate natural resource management activities within state park boundaries

Recipient
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

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
Todd County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Recipient
Todd County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,954
To add 83 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$214,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$239,000
Fund Source

Strategic planning efforts guide the expenditure of Legacy funds towards desired outcomes which are derived from public and stakeholder input, research, analysis and input from a variety of experts and leadership. Parks and Trails planners conduct these efforts. Staffing levels were adjusted to complete this legacy work. Legacy funds have also substantially increased the numbers of projects completed each year. Design and project management levels of work have increased correspondingly. Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Parks and Trails staff conduct these efforts.

Recipient
Big Stone Arts Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,604
Lakeside Writers Weekend
Recipient
Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,936

Art Project Grant

Recipient
Habakkuk N. Stockstill
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,660
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Jan D. Elftmann
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Jessica R. Hirsch AKA Jess Hirsch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Alan M. Gerlach
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Joel Ruby
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
French horn mentorship
Recipient
Caleb Anderson
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Bass mentorship
Recipient
Grace Anderson
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
French horn mentorship
Recipient
Kayla Bense
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Oboe mentorship
Recipient
Rebekka Paskewitz
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Violin mentorship
Recipient
Rachel Daly
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Artist Mentor Scholarship
Recipient
Rebecca Daly
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Artist Mentor Scholarship
Recipient
Rachel Paskewitz
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Artist Mentor Scholarship
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,846
Arts Access
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,696
Arts Access
Recipient
New York Mills Arts Retreat AKA New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,526
Arts Access
Recipient
Springboard for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,946
Arts Access
Recipient
Crossing Arts Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$63,287

Arts Access

Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,595
Arts Access
Recipient
Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,900
Arts Access
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,282
Youth Music and Arts Showcase IV
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,800
Arts Learning
Recipient
Rolf C. Erdahl AKA Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,719
Arts Tour Minnesota