Keeping Minnesota Prairies Beautiful
Minnesota once had 18 million acres of prairie. Today, only one percent remains. Prairies provide habitat for many plant and animal species, many of which are endangered. Prairies have many other important functions, including water filtration and erosion control. Lottery dollars are helping to protect, restore and sustain native prairie ecosystems.
Check out the infographic below to learn some of the ways lottery proceeds are helping to keep our prairies beautiful.
Check out the other two infographics in this series: