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Recipient
Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area Joint Powers Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,714
Fund Source

The overall goal of this project is to perform water quality monitoring duties to accomplish MPCA’s SWAG monitoring efforts at the four sites listed in Section IV of this application for the Middle Minnesota River stream sites selected in Renville, Redwood and Brown counties and allow for the assessment of aquatic life and aquatic recreation use for those reaches of the minor streams.

Recipient
Minnesota State University, Mankato
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,438
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,324
Fund Source

This project goal is to conduct water chemistry monitoring at seventeen stream locations, to record and submit all data collected through this process, and to provide the information necessary for the calculation of water quality pollutant loads using the FLUX32 program.

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
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
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,913,000
Fund Source

This program protected 810 acres of new wildlife habitat in the Prairie, Deciduous Transition, and Southeast Bluffland ecological sections of Minnesota through fee title acquisition. Title of lands acquired are held by the State and are designated as WMAs.

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
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.

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
Metropolitan Council-Environmental Services
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$405,500
Fund Source

This project will provide condition monitoring and problem investigation monitoring at the following sites.
Mississippi River: Tributaries include Bassett Creek, Cannon River, Crow River, and Minnehaha Creek.
Minnesota River: Tributaries include Eagle Creek,Riley Creek, and Valley Creek tributary to the St. Croix River

Recipient
Litchfield Community Theatre
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project Legacy
Recipient
Peter B. Nelson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
Recipient
Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Natasha Pestich
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,900
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Eric Braun
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Kirstin J. Cronn-Mills
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Kay H. Helms
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,525
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Brian L. Frink
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
Teresa L. Konechne
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Elizabeth L. Miller AKA Liz Miller
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Allison A. Roberts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Rebecca Silus
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Betsy R. Byers
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Luke G. Erickson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
GraceMarie Keaton-Stasi AKA GraceMarie Keaton
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Peter B. Nelson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Lynette R. Power
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Andrew P. Wykes
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Brian L. Frink
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
David E. Ryan AKA Dave Ryan
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Shelley M. Tougas
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
For writing time to complete a revision of a young adult novel with a specific focus on character development.
Recipient
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Green Isle Community School
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,190

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Madelia Area Chamber of Commerce
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage