Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie in Minnesota. © Harold E. Malde

Stories in South Dakota

Bringing Back a Butterfly

In the first-ever reintroduction of this federally-threatened species, the Minnesota Zoo released more than 150 butterflies that had been bred in captivity onto the preserve in the summer of 2017.

Bringing Back a Butterfly For the first time in nearly a decade, Dakota skippers are back at The Nature Conservancy’s Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie