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I traveled to Iowa this week (more on that next week) and just happened to arrive during the emergence of one of the world’s most intriguing insects – the periodical cicada (Magicicada sp). Made up of seven different species, periodical … Continue reading
For no particular reason, here is a picture of a caterpillar: I was looking through some old photos and stumbled upon this one. I’d forgotten how much I liked it, and thought I’d share it with you. Among other things, I like the … Continue reading
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
Can you identify this prominent tallgrass prairie plant? . . Here’s another photo of the same species. More of you should be able to identify it now. . Stumped? It’s compass plant (Silphium laciniatum). Here’s a summer photo from Missouri.
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
I ran across this beautiful garter snake in our Platte River Prairies yesterday. Interestingly, it was almost exactly a year ago that I photographed a mating ball of red-sided garter snakes just a 1/2 mile from where I found this … Continue reading
As I wrote in an earlier post, my boys and I were at our family prairie last weekend. Only three flower species were blooming. One of those was ground plum (Astragalus crassicarpus, aka buffalo pea), and I took several photos … Continue reading