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It’s been a cold week, though we’re finally starting to warm up again. As a way to feel a little less chilly, I went back through some photos from the summer and found these three shots from late August. All … Continue reading
One of the great things about prairies – and nature in general – is that there is way more to discover than I’ll ever have time for. Especially within the world of invertebrates, there is no shortage of species to … Continue reading
Here are three photos from the last couple weeks that didn’t fit into any particular story or theme. Each is from a different prairie, and each was the result of a quick opportunistic stop in the midst of doing something else. The pitcher sage photo … Continue reading
As we’ve been looking for bees lately, I’ve noticed the abundance of spotted cucumber beetles (Diabrotica undecimpunctata) in our prairies. I’ve primarily noticed them because they are feeding on the pollen of flowers, and from a distance they look like … Continue reading
One of my favorite spring flowers is prairie ragwort (Senecio plattensis, aka Packera plattensis). Its bright yellow flowers add welcome color to prairies every May, especially when it appears in high numbers. We always try to harvest as much seed … Continue reading
We spent two days in the southeast corner of Nebraska this week, pulling garlic mustard at our Rulo Bluffs Preserve. It was the second trip in as many weeks, and there was still plenty to do the second time around. … 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
It’s a tough time of year to be a wildflower photographer. The first spring flowers are still months away, and fall flowers are a distant memory. What’s a guy to do? Gotta make the best of things, I guess. Here’s … Continue reading
It seems like a good time to be a crab spider. The drought has greatly reduced the number of flowers blooming in prairies, forcing pollinators to visit fewer flowers in greater numbers. Previously, I’ve used the analogy of crocodiles in watering … Continue reading