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Category Archives: Prairie Animals
I made a quick trip up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve this week. As always, there was a treasure trove of unexpected finds. Here are some of them. How many of you noticed the small larva in the above photo? … Continue reading
Our next Field Day at The Nature Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies will be Saturday August 6. We hope that by making it on a Saturday we will make it more accessible to families and people whose bosses don’t let them … Continue reading
Last week, the Hubbard Fellows and I attended the 24th North American Prairie Conference (NAPC) in Normal, Illinois. The NAPC is always an enjoyable and thought-provoking conference that brings together scientists, photographers, land managers, poets, and prairie enthusiasts from across … Continue reading
One of the great things about working for The Nature Conservancy is that I get to do a lot of bison watching. Just in the last couple weeks I’ve had several opportunities to get close to bison at our Niobrara … Continue reading
Maybe it was because my daughter was with me. Maybe it was just one brave (or not very bright) individual. Or maybe the prairie dogs and otters got together and decided to throw me a bone. Regardless, my daughter and … Continue reading
This Wednesday (June 22) is our next Platte River Prairies Field Day. Admission is free, and there will be several hikes/presentations to choose from during each of the four session periods during the day. Come learn about prairie plants and insects, … Continue reading
I’m in the Nebraska Sandhills all this week, doing field work. Being in the middle of 12 million acres of intact native prairie has its advantages, but there’s not much time or internet connectivity for blog posting. I’m hoping I … Continue reading
It’s family vacation time for The Prairie Ecologist. The objective for this week is to see how much fun two adults and three kids can squeeze out of The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve. Ok, I’m actually doing a little … Continue reading
Our two current Hubbard Fellows are nearing the end of their time with us. Kim Tri actually left at the end of last week and Evan Barrientos’ last day will be this Friday. We had a nice staff get together last week … Continue reading