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Tag Archives: platte river prairies
We’ve completed the full agenda for our next Platte River Prairies Field Day on August 21. We’ll have a wide range of topics and sessions to choose from; it should be a fantastic day. See the full agenda, descriptions of … Continue reading
On Friday August 21, we’ll be hosting our next Field Day on the Platte River Prairies. The agenda is nearly set – we’re just waiting for final confirmation from a few presenters before putting out the official agenda. We’ll have … 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
We’ve finalized the agenda for our next Platte River Prairies Field Day, which will be June 26, 2015. I hope to see many of you there. This Field Day will include a wide range of topics including: – ecology and … Continue reading
This post is by Dillon Blankenship, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Though I came into the Hubbard Fellowship to learn about restoration and conservation of prairies, I have had the good fortune to spend a fair amount of time … Continue reading
This post is written by Jasmine Cutter, one of our Hubbard Fellows. She has been studying the way small mammals use our restored and remnant prairies. Remember when I said I was going to highlight some more of our small … Continue reading
Last week, Jasmine (one of our two Hubbard Fellows) and I spent a morning at the Derr Wetland Restoration here in the Platte River Prairies. We wanted to get some photos and video of the site before the latest snow … 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
This post was written by Jasmine Cutter, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Jasmine has written earlier about her independent research project looking at small mammals (or s’mammals, as she calls them) in our Platte River Prairies. All photos are by Jasmine … 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