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Tag Archives: platte river
Some people have the mistaken impression that I know a lot about bees. Those who know me better understand that while I have a decent understanding of the ecology of bees and other pollinators, my identification skills are very rudimentary. … Continue reading
It’s not often the wind is calm enough to get a good sharp photo of a spider in its web, but everything came together nicely late last week as I walked around one of our restored wetlands. There were a … Continue reading
It’s timelapse photography time again… I downloaded more photos from the cameras at our restored wetland in the Platte River Prairies a couple weeks ago, and have been looking through the images for stories. One theme that stood out in … Continue reading
March is always a busy time on Nebraska’s Platte River. It’s the beginning of prime prescribed fire season, of course, and a good time to work on fence repair and tree clearing projects. But there’s no question that sandhill cranes … Continue reading
This is a guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows. After a few months with very little fresh air, we have been busy getting ready for the crane and burn seasons here on the Platte. Anne and … Continue reading
The sandhill cranes have returned for their annual visit to the Platte River of Nebraska, one of the greatest migratory phenomena in the world. The following is a guest post by Hubbard Fellow Anne Stine: Have you ever been scolded … Continue reading
As I posted a couple days ago, I spent some time at my favorite wetland earlier this week. It was a cold, but very pleasant morning. The sun was moving in and out of thin clouds, creating attractive light and … Continue reading
Last week, I complained about the long brown winter we’ve had, and wondered when spring was coming. Well, it’s still brown – we missed out completely on the last snow, which had been forecast to give us up to four … Continue reading