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Recipient
International Water Institute
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,031
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to collect data, water chemistry and field parameters, which will be paired with biological data collected by the MPCA to assess water quality conditions at seven sites along targeted reaches within the Snake River Watershed and five sites in the Two River Watershed.

Recipient
DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300,000
Fund Source

The table below provides a short summary of the acres and sites accomplished. We enhanced or restored 59,495 acres in 458 separate habitat projects.Project Type # Sites # AcresFencing for conserv grazing 6 721grassland conversion 33 1,124Invasive Species Control 43 1,599mowing 3 104Prescribed burn 214 48,368Restoration 13 123Woody Removal 146 7,457

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.

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.

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
Alyssa A. Anderson
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Kathleen A. Jesme AKA Kathleen Jesme
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,460
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,696
Arts Access
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Music and Peace: A Native American Perspective
Recipient
Clear Waters Life Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,045
Clear Waters Life Center ôShow it!ö Art Fair
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Headwaters Concert Series 2013
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,772
World Fest Residency
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,390
Northern Light Opera Company ôCarouselö production
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,115
Art Leap 2013
Recipient
Solway Elementary School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,240
Cate Belleveau Residency at Solway School
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
City of Crookston
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Crookston Public Schools
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
East Grand Forks Campbell Library AKA Campbell Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
City of Fertile
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,120
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
l'Association des Francais du Nord
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Chautauqua and French Festival
Recipient
Polk County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,075
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Polk County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$720
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
River Walk Artists
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,950
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Summer Arts Stages
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
University of Minnesota-Crookston
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,243
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Recipient
Crookston Public Schools
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,100
Arts Legacy Grant - Residency
Recipient
Fosston Public Schools
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,550
Arts Legacy Grant - Residency
Recipient
Win-E-Mac Public Schools
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts Legacy Grant - Residency
Recipient
Luverne G. Seifert
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$67,369
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
West Polk SWCD
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,610
Fund Source

The Red Lake River is impaired for turbidity. It is also the drinking water source for residents living in East Grand Forks. Burnham Creek is a tributary to the Red Lake River and its watershed is well known for its intensive agriculture, flat topography and frequent flooding. Over the last 20 years, head cutting of the bottom of the channel has led to bank failures, flow restrictions, sedimentation and constriction of fish passage. Soil loss from this is approximately 117 tons per year.

Recipient
St. Peter Parish
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
To stabilize and restore plaster in the Church of St. Peter (Catholic), listed in the National Register of Historic Places
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$433,189
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$311,005
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,555
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,707
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$274,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
Fund Source

“Connecting People to the Outdoors- 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 ‘better develop Minnesota’s stewards of tomorrow through efforts to increase life-long participation in parks and trails.’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
DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,990,000
Fund Source

The Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Program, managed by the Department of Natural Resources, provided 56 competitive matching grants to non-profit organizations and governments, appropriating all the available ML12 funds.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$371,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$355,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
Fund Source

“Coordinating with Partners- 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.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
Fund Source

The DNR works with the Minnesota Geological Survey (MGS) to develop County Geologic Atlases to convey geologic and hydrogeologic (groundwater) information and interpretations to government units at all levels, but particularly to local governments, as well as private organizations and citizens. The MGS focuses on geology (Part A reports) and DNR focuses on groundwater (Part B reports).These studies provide information about the region’s geology and groundwater’s presence, direction of flow, natural quality, age, and pollution sensitivity.

Recipient
Red Lake Watershed District (RLWD)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$109,900
Fund Source

This project Phase will collect data, background information, and watershed characteristics within the Red Lake River watershed. This information will be documented within the framework of early draft TMDL Reports (with background information, but no load calculations) for impaired reaches within this watershed and early draft protection plans for the areas in the watershed that are not currently impaired.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

This program provides critical assistance to MN DNR Parks and Trails Division Regional and District offices to assist with renewal and rehabilitation efforts prioritized locally by field staff. Projects include the following types: State Park Building and Facilities Emergency Repair and Maintenance, Paved Trail Maintenance and Asset Preservation, and State Park and State Forest Trail Renewal. This project is a newly reorganized budget area that consolidates these three smaller project areas reported on in previous years.