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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.

Recipient
DNR
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,490,000
Fund Source

Native Prairie Bank will work with willing landowners to permanently protect 380 acres of native prairie and supporting habitat through perpetual conservation easements. Easement acquisition will focus on Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan identified landscapes and target Minnesota Biological Survey identified threatened and endangered plant and animal species, high quality plant communities, and key habitats for Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) and other wildlife species.

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Ducks Unlimited; Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,960,000
Fund Source

This Phase 1 partnership will accelerate USFWS wildlife habitat easements to restore and protect 720 acres of private grasslands and pothole wetlands in west-central Minnesota. These "working land" conservation easements allow delayed haying and grazing while protecting restored wetlands and prairie grasslands for nesting ducks, pheasants, and other wildlife.

Recipient
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.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$613,201
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$736,809
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$640,271
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$711,218
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$732,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$393,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$412,250
Fund Source

“Acquiring Land and Creating Opportunities - A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘create new and expanded park and trail opportunities to satisfy current customers as well as to reach out to new ones’.The purpose of this program is to call attention to the pillar, but also to centralize and streamline reporting on other related programs within the pillar.

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.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$525,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
Fund Source

The DNR is working with local communities and an interagency team to define, prioritize, and establish groundwater management areas in Minnesota. Groundwater management areas will have increased data collection and monitoring that allow the state and local communities to understand water supplies, uses, limitations, and threats to natural resources that depend on groundwater. This information will support detailed aquifer protection plans that ensure equitable and sustainable groundwater and drinking water use for the future.

Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$215,058
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$215,058

Minnesota's twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.5 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

Recipient
Damiano Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,438

Art Project Grant

Recipient
Duluth All Souls Night
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,125

Art Project Grant

Recipient
Matinee Musicale, Inc.
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,125

Art Project Grant

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North Shore Music Association
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,119

Art Project Grant

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Spirit Lake Poetry Series
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,125

Art Project Grant

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Wise Fool Shakespeare
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,125

Art Project Grant

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The Calumet Players, Inc.
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,996

Art Project

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Crow River Youth Choir
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,120

Art Project

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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Art Project

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Hutchinson Photography Club
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$912

Art Project

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Jackson Center for the Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

Art Project

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Meander Art Crawl
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Art Project

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Pipestone Performing Arts Center, Inc. AKA Pipestone Performing Arts Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,525

Art Project

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Prairie Arts Continuum
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Art Project

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Winsted Arts Council
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,125

Art Project

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Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Art Project

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Mesabi Community Orchestra AKA Mesabi Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,125

Art Project Grant

Recipient
Stacey E. Achterhoff
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Artist Access Grants

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Maria E. Brown
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Artist Access Grants

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Toby Churchill
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Artist Access Grants

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Anna Marie's Alliance
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

Artist in Residence

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College of Saint Benedict
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

Artist in Residence

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Fosston Community Library and Arts Association
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Goodridge Veterans Memorial Park
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,370

Arts Legacy Grant

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Red Lake County Central School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,700

Arts Legacy Grant

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Red Lake County Central School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,325

Arts Legacy Grant: School Residency

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Roseau School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,290

Arts Legacy Grant

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Roseau School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Arts Legacy Grant: School Residency

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Stephen/Argyle School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Arts Legacy Grant: School Residency

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Thief River Falls Community Arts Council AKA Thief River Falls Area Community Theater
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Thief River Falls Community Arts Council AKA Thief River Falls Area Community Theater
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Tri-County School District
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,100

Arts Legacy Grant