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Because conservation work can sometimes seem like blowing into the wind, it’s important to pause periodically to celebrate progress. For example, I am really excited about what has been accomplished in the field of prairie restoration. We’ve known for a … Continue reading
Prairies are often defined as plant communities dominated by grasses, sedges, and wildflowers. However, prairies are also home to thousands of animal species, not to mention countless varieties of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes. Animals are just as much part … Continue reading
Last week’s blizzard dumped about a foot of snow here in town, and about 18 inches out at our Platte River Prairies. Combined with wind gusts of 40-50 miles per hour, it was quite a weather event. Our school was … Continue reading
It took me a long time to decide to write a book on prairie management. One of my worries was that I was learning a tremendous amount each year, and a book captures a moment in time. One of the reasons … Continue reading
At the request of many of you, I’ve added captions to the slideshow photos I posted last November. Those slideshows can always be found from the home page of this blog (under the Photography Page). In addition, I’ve provided links … Continue reading
This fall, I was honored to be the banquet speaker at the first annual conference of the Nebraska Natural Legacy Project (Nebraska’s state wildlife action plan). For the event, I presented a slide show that I hoped would showcase the … Continue reading
Plains pocket gophers are often underrated in terms of their impact on prairies. Prairie dogs get all kinds of attention because they stand at the edge of their burrows and make cute little sounds (they also get negative attention because they compete … Continue reading