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.
Conserving Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in northwest Minnesota