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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
As I was preparing to post this blog, I received the latest installment of Ian Lunt’s blog, which gives very good advice to science bloggers about how to capture and hold an audience’s attention. Ironically, I’d just been worrying that … Continue reading
A couple weeks ago, I posted a photo of a sunset from the Niobrara Valley Preserve. In the post, I talked about having to scramble to get into position for the photo before the color left the sky. Barely a … 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
A guest post from Anne Stine, one of our Hubbard Fellows. All photos are by Anne. I’ve finally returned to Wood River after a long absence. It’s been ages since I was out on the prairie, or since … Continue reading
Much of what determines the outcome of prairie management treatments is out of our control. Sure, we can decide when to burn a prairie or set the timing and stocking rate for grazing treatments, but cascades of interactions between countless factors such as weather, … Continue reading
My family and I spent some time exploring the frozen pond/wetland at our prairie during the holiday break. We even got a couple days of great ice skating weather. While we were on the ice, we found some great patterns (see earlier post), but we … Continue reading
One of the great features of timelapse photography is the ability to compress time and see patterns or changes in the landscape we’d otherwise miss (such as daily groundwater fluctuations due to evapotranspiration). However, another benefit of timelapse photography is simply the regular documentation of what’s … Continue reading