How to Help Minnesota’s Most Endangered Animals and Plants

Across the state, people are taking action to save vulnerable species from extinction. Here’s what you can do.

Across the state, Minnesotans are witnessing what scientists call Earth’s sixth mass extinction — and the first man-made.

Disappearance of the North

An occasional series in the Star Tribune documenting the biodiversity crisis and the people fighting to avoid the extinction of Minnesota’s most vulnerable animals and plants.

But people take extraordinary measures to save the rarest of the rare.

Here’s what you can do to help Minnesota’s most vulnerable animals and plants.

Volunteer

  • Volunteer with the Anoka Sand Plain Rare Plant Rescue Program by completing this form online or by calling the Anoka Conservation District at 763-434-2030.

Make a donation

At home

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