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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
In my last post, I mentioned that I didn’t mind having dandelions in my prairies. Here is a further celebration of this beautiful, tough little plant. While dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are kind of weedy, they are not invasive – at least not in … Continue reading
For a nature photographer like me, Nebraska winters can get pretty long. Especially winters like this one with very little snow. How many photos of brown grass and dried flowers can I take, after all? I don’t have the equipment or … Continue reading
I usually feel pretty good about being a prairie ecologist and the contributions I make to the world. But, to be completely honest – and you’ll probably find this surprising – I don’t often find opportunities to use my professional … Continue reading
Continuing the theme from earlier this week, here is another photo of a sunflower seed head. This one was taken on a frosty morning last week. I usually try to avoid putting a horizon line behind the subject of a … Continue reading
As I walked a small prairie here in Aurora, Nebraska a few weeks ago, several species of milkweed were flowering abundantly, including butterfly milkweed (Ascelepias tuberosa), showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa), and common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). As always, the milkweed plants were hosting a number … Continue reading
A Moment in Time I actually saw this seed detach from a milkweed pod and float away on a breath of wind. I tracked its flight until it got stuck – ever so slightly – on the seed head of a nearby … Continue reading
It’s been a windy week, but there was a lull for a few hours yesterday morning. I took advantage of some early morning light and took my camera for a walk in a local prairie. There was a lot of red and gold … Continue reading