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A week ago, I posted two similar photos of a windmill and hay bales in the Nebraska Sandhills. I asked for help deciding which was a better shot. In case you’re curious as to results and don’t want to sort … Continue reading
There are reasons I am primarily a bug and flower photographer. One of the biggest of those reasons is that bug and flower shot compositions are pretty simple. Look – a flower! Or Look – a bug! Or sometimes Look … Continue reading
There are many benefits of being a morning person. For example, I see a lot of sunrises – even in the summer when the sun comes up well before most people are awake. Last weekend, I got up early and … Continue reading
This post is written by Dillon Blankenship, one of our two Hubbard Fellows. Back in December we kept pretty busy with fence work. The barbed wire fences at a few sites needed to be repaired, and some had to … 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
I started my annual plant community monitoring this week. That work consists mainly of inventorying the plant species within small sampling plots. Forcing myself to walk regularly spaced transects and stare at a square meter of prairie at a time … Continue reading
And now for something completely different… I feel like I’ve been in kind of a photography rut on this blog lately. Lots of close-up photos, especially of seeds. This week was extremely windy, and I didn’t get out and get any new … Continue reading
Late afternoon light in December can bring beautiful warm color to prairie landscapes, turning drab brown into gold. I was lucky enough to be in one of our Platte River Prairies this week when the sun finally peeked out from behind the last bank of … Continue reading