Category Archives: General

2014 Patch-Burn Grazing Meeting – Platte River Prairies, Nebraska

Curious about patch-burn grazing?  Want to get together with other grassland enthusiasts, ranchers, researchers, and wildlife managers and talk about a variety of ways to manage for diverse wildlife habitats and plant communities?  The annual Patch-Burn Grazing Meeting might just … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Eliza’s (Sort of) Farewell

This is Eliza Perry’s final blog post as a Hubbard Fellow.  However, as you’ll see below, it is not the end of her employment with The Nature Conservancy.  Meanwhile, two new Fellows have moved in to fill the void left … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – June 27, 2014

A selection of photos from a prairie ecologist’s family vacation in the mountains of Colorado… . . . . . . . . . . . . . It was great to spend a week in cooler weather and see … Continue reading

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A Link To Anne’s New Blog

Readers of The Prairie Ecologist blog will be familiar with posts from Anne Stine, a recent Hubbard Fellow who has moved to Texas to work with the Xerces Society.  Anne has started her own blog now, and I think many of … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Anne’s Last Day

Anne Stine’s last day with The Nature Conservancy’s Hubbard Fellowship Program was last Thursday.  Her fellow Fellow, Eliza Perry will be here through the first week of June, but Anne has accepted a full-time position with the Xerces Society which starts next week.  … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Acres

A major milestone was reached in prairie conservation today when our good friends and partners over at Prairie Plains Resource Institute (PPRI) planted their 10,000th acre of prairie. Ten thousand acres of new prairie in Nebraska!  It’s an incredible contribution to our … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – March 2014

This is a guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows. After a few months with very little fresh air, we have been busy getting ready for the crane and burn seasons here on the Platte. Anne and … Continue reading

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The Magic (?) Stick

Ok, this is something I can’t explain – I’m hoping someone else can help. The slideshow below consists of a series of images taken about an hour apart last June by one of the timelapse cameras at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Eliza’s Lessons for Job Applicants

A guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows: For the past few months, Anne and I have been helping with the process of selecting the 2014-2015 Hubbard Fellows. And OH MAN, being on the “other end” of employment seeking was … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Eliza’s Ice Photos

A guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  All photos are by Eliza: Sorry to state the obvious, but it is cold.  All kinds of internet wisdom has been popping up offering random coping mechanisms, like “21 … Continue reading

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