Prairie and Grassland Conservation

Water quality improves when we protect and restore these habitats

Least Bittern Photo: Steve Arena, USFWS Volunteer

Even as birds face a host of challenges, our accomplishments ensure that Minnesota continues to be a stronghold in a changing climate. Least Bitterns, Sharp-tailed Grouse, American White Pelicans, and a number of other bird species benefit from our work in grassland, wetland, and prairie habitats. 

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs
Water For Birds And People

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands: Protecting and Restoring IBAs

Conserving Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in northwest Minnesota

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Minnesota Marshbird Survey
Priority Birds

Minnesota Marshbird Survey

Marshbird surveys are needed to better inform management of wetland and marsh habitats.

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News & Updates

Audubon Minnesota applauds Xcel for requiring solar proposals to disclose vegetation details
News

Audubon Minnesota applauds Xcel

— Audubon encourages the use of native plants on solar sites
Audubon and National Park Service Predict Big Changes for Birds in a Warming World
News

New Study Predicts Big Changes for Birds in a Warming World

— America’s national parks could see an influx of newcomers and the departure of familiar species by 2050
Creating a Positive Climate
Climate

Creating a Positive Climate

Optimistic conversations about climate are essential

St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie in Stillwater
News

Kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie in Stillwater

— A new project puts bird-friendly plants in kids' hands
Birds and Climate
Climate

Birds and Climate

Birds and a Changing Climate

North American Birds and Climate
Climate

North American Birds and Climate

314 species on the brink

Shaping a Clean Energy Future
Climate

Shaping a Clean Energy Future

Audubon, climate and birds

How you can help, right now