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This post was written by Evan Barrientos, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Evan is a talented writer and photographer and I encourage you to check out his personal blog. If you would like to see more of his photographs, you can … Continue reading
I first noticed the dead ants about a year ago, when James Trager was visiting our Platte River Prairies to help us see our grassland through the eyes of ants. As we poked around the prairie together we kept seeing … Continue reading
Last week, I found ant species #23. If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you know that we’re trying to inventory the ant and bee species (and others) in our Platte River Prairies. Our main purpose is to see whether … Continue reading
Well, as promised, here are some early impressions from the time I spent looking around our Platte River Prairies with Mike Arduser (bees) and James Trager (ants) last week. I’ll know a lot more after Mike and James have time to … Continue reading
This is my week to learn everything I can from James Trager and Mike Arduser – entomologists and ecologists from Missouri. They (and their wives!) have very graciously agreed to spend the week in our Platte River Prairies to help … Continue reading
PLEASE JOIN US for a Platte River Prairies Field Day on July 13, 2012. The day will include a range of activities, aimed to introduce relative newcomers to what prairies are all about and to allow more experienced prairie biologists/naturalists a chance … Continue reading