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Tag Archives: winter
I was able to take a trip up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve just after the first of the year. Snow covered the ground and it was bitterly cold much of the time I was there, but there was one … Continue reading
The sun finally reappeared this week after what seemed like a month of absence. I figured the best way to celebrate the end of dreariness was a couple of prairie hikes. I started by wandering along a creek at our Platte … 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
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
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
Of the many categories of art in the world, the still life is not one of my favorites. I appreciate the skill needed to create a nice still life photo or painting, but I don’t often find them very compelling. Because … Continue reading
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
Earlier this week, I found myself lying on my back in the tight crawlspace beneath a house at our Platte River Prairies, helping our land manager fix a ruptured water line. For this claustrophobic prairie ecologist, the dark cramped space under that double wide trailer house … Continue reading
My family and I spent some time exploring the frozen pond/wetland at our prairie during the holiday break. We even got a couple days of great ice skating weather. While we were on the ice, we found some great patterns (see earlier post), but we … Continue reading