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Do you know what time it is? It’s time for another PRAIRIE WORD OF THE DAY! Today’s Prairie Word of the Day (fine, it’s actually two words) is: Habitat Heterogeneity Heterogeneity is really just a longer word for Diversity, which … Continue reading
As has become an annual tradition, I’ve once again put together a collection of my favorite photos from the last year. Most of these have appeared in 2015 blog posts, although I think at least one or two haven’t. (I’m … Continue reading
This post is written by Kim Tri, one of our two Hubbard Fellows for this year. Kim is an excellent artist, as well as an ecologist, writer, and land steward. As you can see, her drawings of animals are exceptional. … Continue reading
Early last week, a group of us spent a couple days enjoying the Nebraska Sandhills at Calamus Outfitters, a working ranch that also offers a number of outdoor recreation opportunities. Here are a few photos from those days. . It’s … 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
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
It’s been almost 19 years since I started my career with The Nature Conservancy as a land steward. My job was simple: restore and manage several thousand acres of prairie, wetland, and woodland habitat. When I started, I felt like … 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
Several people have asked for a different version of the 30 second video I posted earlier today. If you’re one of those viewers who wants more time to enjoy each image, try this 3 minute version.
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