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Tag Archives: ice
Nebraska’s Central Platte River always becomes a focus of attention about this time of year as migratory ducks and geese descend upon the river by the thousands and millions, followed shortly after by a half million sandhill cranes. This year, … Continue reading
Snow! The long range forecast last fall called for a wet winter, but we’ve had very little snow so far. This week, we finally got a couple good snow storms (and two days of cancelled school). However, the high temperatures … Continue reading
I was able to take a trip up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve just after the first of the year. Snow covered the ground and it was bitterly cold much of the time I was there, but there was one … Continue reading
As I posted a couple days ago, I spent some time at my favorite wetland earlier this week. It was a cold, but very pleasant morning. The sun was moving in and out of thin clouds, creating attractive light and … Continue reading
Last week, I complained about the long brown winter we’ve had, and wondered when spring was coming. Well, it’s still brown – we missed out completely on the last snow, which had been forecast to give us up to four … Continue reading
A guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows. All photos are by Eliza: Sorry to state the obvious, but it is cold. All kinds of internet wisdom has been popping up offering random coping mechanisms, like “21 … Continue reading
When I woke up, the temperature was hovering around zero degrees F but there was almost no wind, so I decided to go for a sunrise prairie hike. It was a beautiful morning, and there was a lot to see in … Continue reading
Of the many categories of art in the world, the still life is not one of my favorites. I appreciate the skill needed to create a nice still life photo or painting, but I don’t often find them very compelling. Because … 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
Earlier this week, I found myself lying on my back in the tight crawlspace beneath a house at our Platte River Prairies, helping our land manager fix a ruptured water line. For this claustrophobic prairie ecologist, the dark cramped space under that double wide trailer house … Continue reading