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.
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.
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.
Bird Distribution Maps - view maps of 242 bird species recorded by MBS during the breeding season.