The Minnesota Biological Survey (MBS) systematically collects, interprets, and delivers baseline data on the distribution and ecology of rare plants, rare animals, native plant communities, and functional landscapes needed to guide decision making.
St. Cloud Times article (with video!) on MBS native bee surveys in Quarry Park, Stearns County.
MBS staff member coauthors new book! Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota
Updated Bird Distribution Maps - view maps of 246 bird species recorded by MBS during the breeding season.
Life in the Landscape: Scientists of the Minnesota Biological Survey collect data, specimens—and memories. Essays from some of the Survey staff published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer
Rare mammal sightings needed! You can help MBS by reporting sightings of four rare MN mammals.
News from the Field - MBS staff describe what they are seeing around Minnesota this field season. (updated July 22, 2014).
Radio story - MBS Herpetologist Jeff LeClere talks about a sure sign of Spring: calling frogs.
MNTaxa: MN's checklist of vascular plants is now on line.
Minnesota's Amphibian and Reptile Distribution Maps are now on line.