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Tag Archives: james trager
A couple weeks ago, I was broadcasting seeds across a prairie we’d recently burned. The sun had just popped out after several days of cool rainy weather, and its warmth felt pretty good. As I crisscrossed the burned area, I … Continue reading
Last week, I found ant species #23. If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you know that we’re trying to inventory the ant and bee species (and others) in our Platte River Prairies. Our main purpose is to see whether … Continue reading
As promised, here is the second half of the results from our insect week back in July. Back in September, I reported that it appears bees are using our restored prairies much as they do our remnant prairies. That’s particularly important because our … Continue reading
Well, as promised, here are some early impressions from the time I spent looking around our Platte River Prairies with Mike Arduser (bees) and James Trager (ants) last week. I’ll know a lot more after Mike and James have time to … Continue reading
This is my week to learn everything I can from James Trager and Mike Arduser – entomologists and ecologists from Missouri. They (and their wives!) have very graciously agreed to spend the week in our Platte River Prairies to help … Continue reading