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For no particular reason, here are two unrelated photos from the same day. Both photographs were taken on September 28, 2014 at our family prairie south of Aurora, Nebraska. I wish I could come up with a pithy and informative … Continue reading
I’ve always had a difficult time taking pleasing landscape photos in heavy fog. I love the way prairies and wetlands look on foggy days, but I rarely come away with a scenic photo I’m happy with. Fortunately, I can (and … Continue reading
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