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Wadena County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,990

To conduct an archaeological survey of the Reaume Leaf River Post Site site using ground-penetrating radar.

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Wellness in the Woods Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

ABCD Project Grant

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Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,000
Fund Source

Most of Hubbard, Todd and Wadena Counties' irrigated acreage consists of highly permeable, low water holding capacity, sandy textured soils overlying shallow and buried sand and gravel aquifers. These aquifers are very susceptible to non-point water quality degradation from land use practices.

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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.

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MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$826,000
Fund Source

This program of on-the-ground conservation projects increased the wildlife and ecological values of forest communities on Minnesota's public forestlands. Restoration and enhancement projects in this program enhanced more than 10,000 acres of forest.

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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.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,791,000
Fund Source

This program will increase populations of a variety of game and non-game wildlife species by protecting and enhancing forest habitats on which wildlife depends. This program of on-the-ground forest conservation projects will amplify the wildlife value of forest communities on DNR administered forestlands. Our forest enhancement will treat 4,472 ac. These activities are not conducted as part of the DNR's commercial timber operations. Additionally, our program will acquire 404 acres of forestland that contributes to habitat complexes and other high priorities.

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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.

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Minnesota Geological Survey
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
Fund Source

This project will accelerate production of County Geologic Atlases (part A). An atlas is a set of geologic maps and associated databases for a county that facilitate informed management of natural resources, especially water and minerals.

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Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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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.

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Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,936

Art Project Grant

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Kayleen A. Horsma
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
Artist Initiative
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Jessica R. Hirsch AKA Jess Hirsch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Charles V. Matson Lume
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Sienna Lingenfelter
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Viola mentorship
Recipient
Megan Han
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Artist Mentor Scholarship
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Noah Han
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850
Artist Mentor Scholarship
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Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
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Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Nemeth Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
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Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,780

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Paul Bunyan Playhouse, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Bemidji Community Theater
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Bemidji MusiCamp
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
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Park Rapids Downtown Business Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,222

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,990

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,225

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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New York Mills Arts Retreat AKA New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,320
Arts Access
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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
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Springboard for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,946
Arts Access
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Crossing Arts Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$63,287

Arts Access

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Nemeth Art Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,615
Publicity for Identity Change of the Nemeth Art Center
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Red Bridge Film Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,076
2012 Red Bridge Film Festival
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts Downtown Park Rapids Monthly Events