Minnesota Biological Survey
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MBS Entomologist/Prairie Ecologist Robert Dana searches for answers to the mystery behind Minnesota's vanishing prairie butterflies.Tune in to this radio story for more on this compelling conservation challenge.
Minnesota's Bees and Other Pollinators
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MBS found this unusual moth in good numbers in two surveyed sites. Efforts to identify it eventually led experts to determine that it represented an undescribed species, which they named Eucosma millerana.
MBS Herpetologist Jeff LeCLere talks about the snakes in the Weaver Dunes area in a Minnesota Public Radio feature Snakes in the grass: A key to Minnesota's vanishing prairie.