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Category Archives: Prairie Animals
What’s the minimum effective size of a prairie? For example, can a prairie be the size of a kitchen table? Let’s say someone converted a landscape full of prairie to an immense gravel parking lot, leaving only a round kitchen … Continue reading
This post was written (and illustrated) by Evan Barrientos, one of our Hubbard Fellows back in 2015-2016. Evan now works for The Nature Conservancy in Oregon as a monitoring and outreach assistant. When I worked for The Nature Conservancy near … Continue reading
Land managers constantly make difficult decisions without really knowing the long-term consequences of their choices. For those of you who aren’t ecologists, here are some important vocabulary terms you’ll need to know for this post. 1. Conservative species – plants or … Continue reading
I hope I’ve made it clear through the years that I am really grateful to have my job. During each March, one of the major perks is access to viewing blinds that allow a front row seat to watch migratory … Continue reading
Just a quick reminder: If you haven’t filled out the brief survey I posted last week, would you please click HERE to do that? It will just take a few minutes. I’d be toadally grateful…
During the 20 years of my employment with The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska, I’ve been involved in at least 20 bison roundups (we usually do two a year – one for each herd at our Niobrara Valley Preserve). Last week’s … Continue reading
Note to my son (and others who mainly follow this blog to see if there are cool pictures or pictures of them): This is a pretty long and involved post – sorry. The first picture is probably the best one, … Continue reading
I have very few photos of deer. Clarification: I have very few GOOD photos of deer. I suppose that’s because I’ve never actually gone looking for deer photos. Instead, I try to photograph deer opportunistically as I’m out looking for … Continue reading
I’m pretty good at spotting insects. When I walk around prairies with a camera, I’m usually looking down, scanning for small creatures. Just as I imagine a building inspector develops search images for signs of mold, fire hazards, and shoddy construction, my … Continue reading