Butterfly Brew

Minnesota’s prairie butterflies and other pollinators are vanishing along with most of their habitat. The Dakota skipper, a beautiful prairie butterfly, is on the verge of Read More


Take Action During National Pollinator Week!

June 20-26 is National Pollinator week!  Did you know that three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops Read More


Take our #Plant4Pollinators Challenge

Springtime is the perfect time for a fun family activity that helps wildlife – planting a pollinator garden!  It’s a great way to learn about Read More


Saving Minnesota’s Prairie Butterflies

The Minnesota Zoo works around the world to save wildlife. Here in Minnesota, we have had an exciting summer and fall, helping our prairie wildlife Read More


BIG Support for Tiny Butterflies

We can do BIG things thanks to you! Be it rhinos or butterflies, the Minnesota Zoo is for the Big and the Small. With your Read More


Have you seen me?

As autumn arrives, an amazing natural wonder has been taking place in our backyards. Minnesota’s State Butterfly, the monarch butterfly, has begun its long annual Read More


Plant For Pollinators

Could you live a world without chocolate? Can you imagine autumn in Minnesota without Halloween pumpkins or family weekends picking apples at your local orchard?  Read More


Waking Up Some Real “Sleeping Beauties”

Did you know that the Minnesota Zoo’s Conservation Department is working hard behind the scenes to help save some of Minnesota’s (and the world’s!) most Read More