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Category Archives: Prairie Natural History
Last week’s blizzard dumped about a foot of snow here in town, and about 18 inches out at our Platte River Prairies. Combined with wind gusts of 40-50 miles per hour, it was quite a weather event. Our school was … Continue reading
While my wife Kim and I were at the Niobrara Valley Preserve for several days in December, we spotted a small creature neither of us had seen before. We were walking along the edge of the river (hoping to see … Continue reading
I drove up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve this week and arrived in time for a long hike before dark on Monday evening. It was the kind of opportunity to wander and think that is critically important (but unfortunately rare) … Continue reading
We had a winter storm pass through our area at the tail end of the Thanksgiving weekend. After a light coating of ice, we got a couple inches of fluffy snow. Monday was a gloomy overcast day – too dark … Continue reading
Here in Nebraska, we’ve lost most of our largest predators. Bears and wolves are gone (excepting rare long-distance wanderers). Mountain lions are making a slow comeback in the northern and western parts of Nebraska, but the agricultural character and fragmented … Continue reading
As I was looking at some of my recent photos from our Niobrara Valley Preserve, I realized that I have a series of photos from approximately the same vantage point that illustrates the site’s recovery from the major wildfire back … Continue reading
It’s a great time of year to see snakes. As the weather cools in the fall, snakes are especially drawn to places where they can soak up warm sunlight during the middle part of the day. That makes it fairly … Continue reading
I frequently give presentations on prairies to various groups of people. With some audiences, I discuss fairly technical strategies for prairie restoration or management. Often, however, my primary goal is to introduce my audience to the idea that prairies are … Continue reading
Ok, I know I post an awful lot of spider photos. I have a couple good excuses. First, I like spiders. I just do. Second, for whatever reason, my eyes seem to find spiders as I walk through prairies. Third, … Continue reading