Wild Wolves

Wolves are one of the most charismatic species of wildlife in Minnesota. And their history in the United States is just as complex as their 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

Taking Action for Bison

July is National Bison Month, and there are many ways you can participate and take action on behalf of this iconic species. This special month Read More

Minnesota’s Freshwater Cleaners

May is Lake Cleanup Month, and we’d like to announce the winner of our “Most Dedicated to Lake Cleanliness” award… Congratulations to Minnesota’s native freshwater Read More


Why do turtles cross roads, and how can we help protect them?    Each year in Minnesota, turtles travel many miles, often crossing roads to nest Read More

Tuesday, December 8, 2020|Citizen Science, Minnesota Conservation|

World Wildlife Conservation Day

December 4th marks the annual celebration of World Wildlife Conservation Day. This year, perhaps more than ever before, we have become increasingly aware of just Read More