All Projects

84 Results for
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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700,000

To map the aggregate resource potential of 6 counties. Each county has passed a county board resolution requesting this work to be completed.

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Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$440,000

Reducing nitrate leaching on sandy soils of central Minnesota by developing water-efficient production methods, supply chains, and end-use markets for thee profitable perennial crops: Kernza, prairie, and alfalfa.

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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$320,000

Provide 7-8 accessible fishing piers in locations that have a high potential to serve new angling communities, undeserved populations and anglers with physical disabilities.

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U of MN - WCROC
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900,000

n/a

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City of Virginia
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550,000

This project consists of the reconstruction of the existing Bailey Lake Trail and construction of a new fishing pier on Bailey Lake.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415,000

We will identify wastewater treatment and natural processes that prevent the formation of highly toxic byproducts from fluoro-pharmaceuticals. This will lead to improved treatment and rules for better pharmaceutical design.

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City of Babbitt
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000

This project consists of expanding the existing Birch Lake Recreation Area to add a new 22 acre campground that will include 49 campsites for recreational vehicles and tent campers.

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Superior Cycling Association
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000

Sustainably built singletrack mountain bike trail connecting trail clusters that draws new visitors and becomes part of the NE Minnesota efforts to become a national destination for mountain biking.

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U of MN - MAISRC
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000,000

MAISRC will launch 12-16 new or continuation projects aimed at solving Minnesota’s AIS problems using a competitive RFP process, informed by an annual research needs assessment and stakeholder consultation.

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Minnesota Department of Health
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000

This project will characterize unregulated drinking water contaminants at wells and intakes (which pump from groundwater, lakes, rivers), and to examine if they persist after standard public water system treatment.

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Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$450,000

This project will connect over 11,000 students to the Boundary Waters through classroom education and wilderness canoe experiences, targeting diverse and underserved populations across Minnesota.

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U of MN - Duluth
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,000

The North Shore houses completely unique plant communities that are in danger of decline. This project will provide critical monitoring and invasive removal to conserve these rare and endangered plants.

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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,000

Provide continued contract management and customer service to ENRTF pass-through appropriation recipients. Ensure funds are expended in compliance with appropriation law, state statute, grants policies, and approved work plans.

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U of MN - MN Geological Survey
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000

Geologic atlases provide maps/databases essential for improved management of ground and surface water. This proposal will complete current projects and start new projects to equal about 10 complete atlases.

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Recipient
MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,400,000

County geologic atlases provide information that is essential to sustainable management of Minnesotas groundwater resources by identifying key areas to protect our drinking water and ensure future availability for all.

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Voyageur Country ATV
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000

This project consists of designating and improving a 5.6 mile wooded trail from Crane Lake to the Vermilion Falls to accommodate ATV and Snowmobile users.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000

Sites contaminated with chlorinated industrial pollutants are a significant problem in Minnesota. We will determine the best way to stimulate bacteria for faster and more complete pollutant dechlorination.

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U of MN - Duluth NRRI
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,000

DNR data show that fisher in Minnesota have declined 50% since 2000. Den sites may be limiting reproduction. We will test if den boxes can help the fisher population increase.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,000

The potential of neonicotinoid insecticides to initiate algal blooms will be tested by measuring the
occurrence of neonicotinoids and their breakdown products in Minnesota’s surface and ground waters.

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U of MN - WCROC
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$650,000

Energy storage systems for farms will be developed using wind-generated ammonia. Novel ammonia fuel systems will be tested in a farm grain dryer and engine generator displacing fossil fuels.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,804,000

n/a

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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

n/a

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000

This research project will provide critical information regarding how to treat surface water (used by 25% of Minnesota's population) to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease and infections by Mycobacterium avium.

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U of MN - Duluth NRRI
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$162,000

The project will evaluate the effectiveness and benefits/impacts of locally sourced woodchip, corncob, and iron-bearing minerals as alternative effective abrasive materials to lower salt use for protecting Minnesotas water resources.

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YouthCARE MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$237,000

Camp Sunrise is an integrated environmental education program for economically disadvantaged youth. This innovative camp experience allows children a hands-on program to understand their impact on the environment and nature.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360,000

We propose to study native plants that can adsorb salts to be planted on the roadside to address the environmental concerns over deicing road salts.

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Central Lakes College
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$741,000

We will implement an economically-viable, farm-based strategy to protect water quality across more than 100,000 acres of vulnerable wellhead protection regions using cover crops in corn-soybean rotation.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,200,000

n/a

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City of Fergus Falls
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000

The project proposes a .48 mile trail along the Otter Tail River in downtown Fergus Falls as well as a 125 ft. long bicycle and pedestrian bridge crossing the river.

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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000,000

Provide approximately 25 matching grants for local parks, acquisition of locally significant natural areas and trails to connect people safety to desirable community locations and regional or state facilities.

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Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$330,000

n/a

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St. Louis & Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000

n/a

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Audubon Minnesota
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$124,000

Establishing monitoring sites to implement Conservation Plans for selected focal species using information from the statewide marshbird survey and the Breeding Bird Atlas focused within existing Important Bird Areas

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Minnesota Association of County Surveyors
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,000

Restoring the Public Land Survey (PLS) will improve foundational GIS data that resource managers and citizens utilize on ENRTF projects and conservation easements.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000

This research will help the State of Minnesota understand how to improve the nitrogen removal of wastewater treatment ponds when needed, protecting outstate surface water quality and groundwater safety.

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U of MN
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$345,000

This research will reduce exposure of Minnesotans to toxic, cancer-causing chemicals by identifying and curbing key pollutant sources in the Upper Mississippi River watershed and improving drinking water treatment.

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MN DNR
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

n/a

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Board of Water and Soil Resources
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900,000

n/a

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Legislative Coordinating Commission
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

n/a

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Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,400,000

n/a

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