Backyard Wildlife Hero – Salt Smart

Minnesota winters can be harsh. From the below zero temperatures and winds that will take your breath away, to the onslaught of sudden blizzard conditions, Read More


Partner Spotlight – The Nature Conservancy

The Minnesota Zoo’s Prairie Butterfly Conservation Initiative has been a pioneer in butterfly conservation for years, creating the world’s first rearing and breeding program for Read More


Science in Action – Wildlife Radio Telemetry

Wildlife conservation has many foundational principals, and science is certainly one of them. Whether it’s working to estimate population sizes of our smallest endangered pollinators Read More


Annual Bison Management Event

Many decades ago, it wouldn’t have been uncommon to be graced with a vista of miles of prairie habitat stretching far into the horizon, with Read More


Wolf Awareness Week

We at the Minnesota Zoo are howling with excitement and pride over Wolf Awareness Week! Join us this year from October 17-23 as we recognize Read More


Partner Spotlight- Minnesota Department of Transportation

The Minnesota Zoo is fortunate to work with many accomplished partners who are equally passionate about saving wildlife. Researchers at the Zoo have been partnering Read More


Science in Action- Mussel Conservation

The “mussel shed,” as it’s affectionately called, at the Minnesota Zoo may not portray the most typical laboratory scene, but it’s a bustling hub of Read More


Take Action- Responsible Water Recreation

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes for good reason- our glistening lakes and rolling rivers are second to none! And Minnesotans certainly Read More