Nongame Wildlife Program

Common Loons. Photo by Carrol Henderson, MN DNR.

Mission: To protect, maintain, enhance, and restore native nongame wildlife resources for their intrinsic values, ecosystem functions, and long-term benefits.
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One of the most innovative and successful programs of its kind in the nation. The Nongame Wildlife Program works to help over 700 species of Minnesota wildlife thrive.

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Please donate!

Your involvement is essential, for funding, as a conservation partner, for volunteer work, and reporting observations of rare wildlife. The Nongame Wildlife Checkoff largely funds six field biologists and the $1 million annual budget of this program. You can now donate all year long. Thank you for your support!


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