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Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,000
Fund Source

MSU-Mankato Water Resources Center in the Mankato area will provide conventional pollutant monitoring at the following sites: Beauford Ditch, Big Cobb River, Blue Earth River, Le Sueur River (3), Little Cobb River, Minnesota River (2), Watonwan River.

Recipient
Water Resources Center, Minnesota State University- Mankato
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,546
Fund Source

The goal of this project is monitor, record, and submit the dataset necessary for assessment of aquatic recreation use with the Watonwan Watershed.

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
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
Watonwan County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Recipient
Jessica R. Hirsch AKA Jess Hirsch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Madelia Public Schools
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Mankato Ballet Company
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
South Central College-North Mankato
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Minnesota State University, Music Performance Series
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Saint James Community Education
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,039
Arts Access
Recipient
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Madelia Chamber of Commerce
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Mankato Ballet Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
The Grand Center for Arts and Culture
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,495
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
The Fairmont Opera House, Inc. AKA Fairmont Opera House
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,840
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Merely Players Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,470
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Watonwan County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,300

To offer free arts activities for children, host fine arts demonstrations, and create a space for teenagers to attend music shows at the Watonwan County Fair.

Recipient
City of Saint James
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
They will present a series of six Friday night concerts in the city park.
Recipient
Megan Lahti
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
She will take piano lessons with a private instructor.
Recipient
Mankato Children's Chorus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Mankato Children's Chorus
Recipient
Minnesota Valley Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Minnesota Valley Chorale
Recipient
South Central Service Cooperative
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
South Central Service Cooperative
Recipient
Mankato Symphony Orchestra Association AKA Mankato Symphony Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Mankato Symphony Orchestra
Recipient
Martin County Preservation Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Red Rock Center for the Arts
Recipient
Merely Players Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Merely Players Community Theatre
Recipient
Saint James Theater and Arts Association
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,360
They will update stage lighting in the St. James Little Theater.