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Tag Archives: nature
As we near the end of another year, I’ve put together a collection of my favorite images from 2014. I hope you enjoy them. Though I traveled to prairies in several other states this year, all of my favorite images … Continue reading
For no particular reason, here are two unrelated photos from the same day. Both photographs were taken on September 28, 2014 at our family prairie south of Aurora, Nebraska. I wish I could come up with a pithy and informative … Continue reading
When I photograph small creatures, I often try to position myself so I can look right into their eyes. I like face-to-face images because they feel very personal. One of the most important catalysts of conservation is the personal connection … Continue reading
I needed a walk in the prairie the other evening. There are times when I just need to change focus and think about something besides my own life, and hiking through a grassland is the perfect tonic. Our family prairie … Continue reading
I made another trip up to Griffith Prairie last week. It looked pretty much as it had the week before – still lots of ragwort blooming – but the photographs I returned with were very different. This time, I came … Continue reading
For no particular reason, here is a picture of a caterpillar: I was looking through some old photos and stumbled upon this one. I’d forgotten how much I liked it, and thought I’d share it with you. Among other things, I like the … Continue reading
If found this dragonfly encased in dew a couple weeks ago as I walked through a small prairie here in Aurora. I’m sure someone reading this will be able to tell me what species it is – I don’t know … Continue reading
Nature can be incredibly complex and difficult to understand. Every creature is always reacting to the conditions around them, and continually evolving strategies to keep up with an ever-changing world. Because we don’t always understand the full spectrum of challenges facing organisms their behavior sometimes seems illogical. (And, sometimes, it probably is.) Regardless, trying … Continue reading
Sometimes danger is waiting just around the corner… Last summer, I wrote a post about annual sunflowers, including a short bit about how sunflowers secrete extra-floral nectar to attract ants. The ants eat the sweet substance and may help repel … Continue reading