Category Archives: General

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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Photo of the Week – February 7, 2014

When I woke up, the temperature was hovering around zero degrees F but there was almost no wind, so I decided to go for a sunrise prairie hike.  It was a beautiful morning, and there was a lot to see in … Continue reading

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A Quick Survey of Prairie Ecologist Readers

Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows has been helping us evaluate the effectiveness of our efforts to share information about the ecology, restoration, and management of prairies.  If you have a few minutes to take a quick survey, Eliza … Continue reading

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The Joy of Being a Mentor

I love giving presentations to school kids, but don’t have the time to do it very often.  However, when a former intern asked me to come talk to her class, it was hard to say no.  As a result, I spent a day … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – Platte River Prairies Events in 2014

If you’ve been waiting for a special invitation to come explore the Platte River Prairies, here it is… “Come explore the Platte River Prairies!” During 2014, we will be hosting a number of events, including two Field Days, several volunteer … Continue reading

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Ice Patterns

The melting and freezing of water can sure create beauty.  During the last week, I’ve spent several days at our prairie cutting trees and playing with my kids.  The wetland on the property is frozen enough for ice skating, but warm days/cold … Continue reading

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