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Tag Archives: sandhills
When I was at the Niobrara Valley Preserve in late June, I did some macro photography, in addition to the sunset photo I showed last week. Here are four photos from that trip. . . .
Regular readers of The Prairie Ecologist are familiar with our timelapse photography project at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve. With the help of Moonshell Media, we set up nine timelapse cameras to capture the recovery of the Preserve from … Continue reading
Does any animal evoke a stronger sense of prairie than the plains bison? On this Thanksgiving, I am grateful for many things. Among those is the opportunity to take my kids to see bison on large tracts of native prairie. I hope … Continue reading
Guest Post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows. All photos are by Eliza. Anne and I have been spending a lot of time with bison over the last four weeks, something neither of us ever thought we’d do. … Continue reading
A Brief Photo Journal: Late last week, I found myself driving through the middle of the Nebraska sandhills as the sun was getting low in the sky. I decided to stop and check out a small federal wildlife management area to see … Continue reading
Back in April, I wrote about our timelapse project at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve. Working with Moonshell Media, we’ve got nine cameras set up around the Preserve to document changes over time as the site recovers from a major … Continue reading
I took my two sons up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve earlier this week for one last outing before school started. It was fun to see the Preserve through their eyes. While I was looking at impacts from last year’s fire and … Continue reading
The emotional response you have to this photo will say a lot about your background, experience, and cultural influences. The sandhills of Nebraska consist of nearly 20,000 square miles of prairie. The scale can be hard to comprehend until you have driven through it for hour … Continue reading
I took our Hubbard Fellows up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve in north-central Nebraska last week. While we were there, I spent quite a bit of time in the east bison pasture, where the recovery of prairie plants from last year’s … Continue reading
I just got back from a trip through the Nebraska Sandhills. The trip included a brief stop at the beautiful Switzer Ranch – home of Calamus Outfitters, a ranch family-owned business providing opportunities for bird watching, hunting, river floating, photography, … Continue reading