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Tag Archives: autumn
Most prairie plants have now traded their summer colors for the browns and golds of fall. The low angle of the sun this time of year shines rich warm light across the grassland. As a special bonus, crisp fall mornings … Continue reading
I needed a walk in the prairie the other evening. There are times when I just need to change focus and think about something besides my own life, and hiking through a grassland is the perfect tonic. Our family prairie … Continue reading
While driving through central Nebraska last week, I couldn’t help notice all the fuzzy creatures crossing the highway in front of me. They weren’t raccoons, deer, or even voles. They were tiny little caterpillars, and they were moving FAST. I’m … Continue reading
I’m writing this from The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve in north-central Nebraska, where I’m attending a prescribed fire planning workshop. The weather up here is beautiful, and the prairies are already wearing their autumn colors. The most conspicuous color … Continue reading
Last week, I took a short early morning trip out to my family prairie. As the sun came up, its light was caught beautifully by the fuzzy seeds of various prairie plants, particularly stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida) and dotted gayfeather … Continue reading
Forests are not the only habitats that have beautiful leaves in autumn. Here are two photos of a common prairie plant, wild bergamot (aka beebalm or Monarda fistulosa). Both photos were taken yesterday in a small restored prairie. . As … Continue reading
I spent yesterday along the North Platte River, about 150 miles upstream (west) of our Platte River Prairies. The wind picked up in the afternoon, and leaves from the cottonwood trees in the riparian woodland were dropping and blowing all around. I was driving … Continue reading
It’s been a windy week, but there was a lull for a few hours yesterday morning. I took advantage of some early morning light and took my camera for a walk in a local prairie. There was a lot of red and gold … Continue reading
Sandhill cranes are regular visitors along the Platte River. During the spring, more than half a million cranes stage here from mid February through early April. Once they build up sufficient fat reserves they continue north to breed in Minnesota and Canada. In the … Continue reading