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Ok, I admit it – I’m a sucker for crab spiders. As much as I enjoy looking at prairie flowers, I enjoy them even more when there’s a crab spider lying in wait among their petals. I must have more … Continue reading
There are a few subjects I can’t seem to keep from photographing. Milkweed seeds, for example. Patterns of ice on frozen wetlands. Dew-covered insects. And sunflowers. What flower is more distinctive? Their bright yellow color and big round flowers stand … Continue reading
“WOW! That’s a GIGANTIC mosquito!!” That is a common response to most people’s first sighting of a crane fly, a flying insect with a wingspan of 1-2 cm or more. Although they do somewhat resemble very large mosquitoes, crane flies … 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
The sun finally reappeared this week after what seemed like a month of absence. I figured the best way to celebrate the end of dreariness was a couple of prairie hikes. I started by wandering along a creek at our Platte … Continue reading
Do you recognize this tallgrass prairie plant? No? Well, it is a member of the carrot family. Early European settlers thought its roots could provide an antidote to rattlesnake bites. They were wrong. The plant somewhat … 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 Kim Tri (pronounced “tree) contacted us about coming out to volunteer for a month in the late spring/early summer, we weren’t sure what to think. Why would someone from Sterling College in Vermont – a tiny little liberal arts … Continue reading
A reminder – we will have our Platte River Prairies Field Day tomorrow, August 27, from 9am to 3:30. Details can be found here. Rain is in the forecast for tomorrow, but it looks like the best chances for precipitation … Continue reading