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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Mystery Tracks in the Snow

This is a guest blog by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  All photos are by Eliza. Last week I needed to check the fences around one of our properties. I only needed to walk a quarter of it … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 13, 2014

When I went for a walk in the fresh snow last week, the temperature was 10 degrees below zero (F) and I didn’t expect to see much evidence of wildlife activity.  I was wrong. I found tracks of mice scattered here … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Back on the prairie: fresh snow and hoar frost

  A guest post from Anne Stine, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  All photos are by Anne.   I’ve finally returned to Wood River after a long absence. It’s been ages since I was out on the prairie, or since … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – December 13, 2013

Monday morning was cold here.  If I remember correctly, it was about 4 degrees below zero when I decided to go for a walk with my camera.  (Because, hey, what else would you do on a morning like that?) There … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – April 25, 2013

I made a quick trip up to our Niobrara Valley Preserve this week to help set up time lapse cameras that will help document recovery from last year’s massive wildfires.  More on that next week… The weather followed the same … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 28, 2013

Here’s a photo interpretation puzzle for you. Last Saturday, I was hiking through the fresh snow in a small local prairie when I found this interesting print.  Clearly the print was made by a bird, but what kind, and what was it doing?  … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – January 10, 2013

Portholes in the snow. Early morning hoar frost, calm winds, and a hazy sunrise got me out the door with my camera Tuesday morning.  I found plenty to photograph, including frosty milkweed seeds, mouse tracks, and lots more.  But it … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – January 3, 2013

This photo was taken several years ago outside the house of my in-laws in eastern Nebraska.  I don’t usually photograph birds, but I was there and the birds were there, and one thing led to another… It was snowing, but … Continue reading

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Happy New (Dry) Year – 2013

Happy New Year!  It sure is nice to start 2013 with some moisture on the ground.  Let’s hope we get some more… Ecologically speaking, the biggest local story in 2012 was the dry weather.  In fact, our nearest “large” city, Grand Island, Nebraska had … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 10, 2012

This has not been a great winter for snow photography.  Mild temperatures have made it nice for many outdoor activities (excluding ice skating, sledding, skiing, etc.) and for overwintering sandhill cranes, but there hasn’t been any snow on the ground … Continue reading

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