Quick Field Day Note

The forecast calls for a 50% chance of rain for our Field Day tomorrow.  We’re not scared.

If it rains hard, or if there’s lightning, we’ve got plenty of room in the house and the shop down the hill to go ahead with our planned sessions.  We’ll go out in the rain for you and bring plants inside to identify, and we can talk about prairie restoration by looking through the equipment we use to harvest, dry, clean, and store seed.  And during breaks in the rain, we’ll go hike.  Or we can have hikes for those who don’t mind a little rain and indoor sessions for everyone else.

Regardless, come hang out with us.  We’ll make it worth your while.

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About Chris Helzer

Chris Helzer is the Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska. His main role is to evaluate and capture lessons from the Conservancy’s land management and restoration work and then share those lessons with other landowners – both private and public. In addition, Chris works to raise awareness about the importance of prairies and their conservation through his writing, photography, and presentations to various groups. Chris is also the author of "The Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States", published by the University of Iowa Press. He lives in Aurora, Nebraska with his wife Kim and their children.
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2 Responses to Quick Field Day Note

  1. avanraaphorst says:

    Gosh, what a lovely invitation — I wish I could walk in the rain on the prairie instead of suffering through another day in the California drought. Have fun, all!

  2. dpjsteichen@aol.com says:

    HAS TO BEE…NUMBER 4

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