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Earlier this week, I wrote about interesting holes in the bark of burned ponderosa pine trees at our Niobrara Valley Preserve. However, I wasn’t actually focused on documenting holes in trees at the time – I was just looking for … Continue reading
We are now accepting applications to join our 2015-2016 class of Hubbard Fellows. Please share this with anyone who might be interested. The Claire M. Hubbard Fellowship Program bridges the gap between school and career by providing Fellows with a broad set of … Continue reading
Ambush bugs are scary-looking little predators. Their stocky bodies are heavily armored up front, and they have very thick raptorial forelegs like those of praying mantises. I usually only spot ambush bugs when I’m photographing something else such as flowers … 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
Who could be mad at these big beautiful brown eyes? As it turns out, lots of people can. The differential grasshopper is one of a long list of native North American species, headlined by white-tailed deer and raccoons, that have … Continue reading
It’s wrong to assume that successful restoration or management tactics from one prairie will work in another. Instead, every prairie has its own “personality” and responds accordingly. The key to success is experimentation and adaptive management. Bill Kleiman is one … Continue reading
For the second time in two weeks, I got to travel west into drier, shorter prairie. This week, our crew attended the Nebraska Natural Legacy Conference in Gering, Nebraska – at the far western end of the state. While there, … Continue reading
When I was at the Niobrara Valley Preserve a couple weeks ago, I spent some time exploring the area north of the river where the 2012 wildfire ripped through oak savanna and ponderosa pine woodland. As discussed in earlier posts, … Continue reading