Prairie Butterfly Conservation in Minnesota
Native tall-grass prairie once covered 18 million acres of Minnesota, about a third of the state. Now, less than one percent of that native prairie remains.
Moose Conservation Research in Minnesota
An icon of the north, the moose is one of Minnesota’s most prized wildlife species. Unfortunately, moose populations have declined dramatically in Minnesota.
Bison Conservation in Minnesota
The Minnesota Zoo is collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to conserve the American plains bison genome and restore bison populations in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Zoo’s new BioDiscovery Project aims to discover, document, and monitor native wildlife on the Zoo’s 485-acre site and provide opportunities for citizen science.
The Minnesota Zoo is committed to supporting sustainable seafood and freshwater choices to help protect our environment. Learn more on what you can do.
Trumpeter Swan Restoration Project
Since the 1980's, the Minnesota Zoo has played an important role in the recovery of one of Minnesota's most spectacular birds – the trumpeter swan.