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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
It’s been a busy week, capped off by two days helping staff and volunteers with a bison roundup at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve. The bison in the Preserve’s two herds are pretty much left alone all year except … 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
One of my favorite places within our Platte River Prairies is a restored wetland we usually call “the sandpit wetland” because it is a former sand and gravel mining pit. We restored the site over about 10 years, a little … Continue reading
I made my first ever visit to The Nature Conservancy’s Smoky Valley Ranch in western Kansas this week. It won’t be my last. Situated along the boundary between mixed-grass and shortgrass prairie, the Smoky Valley Ranch contains 16,800 acres of … Continue reading
This is a post written by Jasmine Cutter, one of our 2014-15 Hubbard Fellows. All photos are by Jasmine. Howdy, Prairie Ecologist friends! I remember how much I looked forward to the Fellows’ posts before coming to the Platte River … Continue reading
This post is written by Dillon Blankenship, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Becoming a Prairie Doctor (or Living in a World of Wounds) Last weekend I drove back to Arkansas to attend a wedding. It is a sizable drive (approximately … Continue reading
I’m definitely a better close-up photographer than a landscape photographer. Part of that is just the way my mind works – I tend to look down instead of up when I walk around a prairie. I can always find an … 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