Kohlman Lake is impaired and located in a fully, developed watershed with a high degree of commercial land use. This project will construct infiltration BMPs (porous pavement, tree boxes, cisterns and rainwater gardens/bioretention areas) throughout 7.9 acres of the Maplewood Mall parking lot to intercept up to the first 2 inches of stormwater runoff.
The Kohlman Lake nutrient reduction study identified a major source of phosphorus loading from the impervious areas like roads, roofs and parking lots within the watershed.. Within this area, one major land use feature stands out - Maplewood Mall.
On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, the Minnesota Geological Survey evaluated the vulnerability of glacial aquifers in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The project improved upon previous vulnerability assessments by incorporating a substantial amount of new aquifer property information and blending methods previously used by the Minnesota Departments of Health and Natural Resources.
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Northern Itasca Joint Powers Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To rehabilitate plumbing, electrical, and weather-tightness, and restore interior finishes on the log residence of the Marcell Ranger Station, constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps and listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Due to its high water quality, protecting Martha Lake is a prioirty for Wright County. A monitoring study of the tile system outlet that flows into Lake Martha revealed high amounts of dissolved phosphorus were entering the lake through the tile system. This validated the concerns of the Lake Martha Lake Association.
This project will enhance volunteer monitoring efforts and improve the methods used by area Lake Associations in sample collection, handling and data management. It will also assist these organizations in developing simple, straightforward lake management plans that will carry their efforts well beyond the scope of this project.
Through a long standing partnership, this project will continue to implement a process formalized with a 2010 Clean Water Fund Grant to conduct stormwater sub-watershed assessments. The goal of the sub-watershed assessments is to accelerate water quality improvements by focusing efforts in high priority areas.
This project will provide condition monitoring and problem investigation monitoring at the following sites. Mississippi River: Tributaries include Bassett Creek, Cannon River, Crow River, and Minnehaha Creek. Minnesota River: Tributaries include Eagle Creek, Riley Creek, and Willow Creek. St. Croix River: Tributary includes Valley Creek.
This project will provide condition monitoring and problem investigation monitoring at the following sites.
Mississippi River: Tributaries include Bassett Creek, Cannon River, Crow River, and Minnehaha Creek.
Minnesota River: Tributaries include Eagle Creek,Riley Creek, and Valley Creek tributary to the St. Croix River
The project will utilize GIS to analyze the Middle Minnesota River Watershed in Renville County to inventory conservation project potential in this watershed, then target priority projects for future funding. This project will create the opportunity to evaluate the watershed using the most advance scientific data available.
The Lakeville Area Arts Festival (LAAF) is proud to host approximately 60 exhibitors September 18-19, 2010, in a small but premium art festival located in downtown Lakeville, MN. It is the intention to maintain a quality event for viewing and purchasing exceptional artwork, encouraging communication with artists, and learning about the creative process.
The proposed project will feature music, dance, and visual arts to provide cultural connections and education as part of the Minneapolis Monarch Festival which celebrates the monarch butterfly 2,300-mile migration from Minnesota to Mexico.
The overall Minneapolis Monarch Festival celebrates the monarch butterfly's annual 2,300 mile migration from Minnesota to Mexico. It utilizes music, dance, visual arts, education, and more to create cultural connections and to inspire appreciation and conservation of monarchs.
The Saint Cloud Arts Commission and the Saint Cloud State University Programming Board will bookend the Granite City Days festival with arts events, including the 38th annual Lemonade Art Fair and Concert and the third annual Lake George Art in the Park.