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Photo of the Week – July 20, 2017

Wow, this was a hot week.  About the time I stopped hiking hills and collecting data at the Niobrara Valley Preserve yesterday, my truck’s thermometer said it was 111 degrees Fahrenheit.  Sure, it was really hot, but I figured the … Continue reading

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Insects After a Hard Freeze

In last week’s Photo of the Week post, I mentioned that I’d spent part of a morning photographing white fluffy seeds in autumn prairie.  (It’s not a bad life, all things considered.)  As I walked that morning, I noticed how … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – July 6, 2012

Assassin bugs are one of many fascinating insects most people haven’t heard of.  This one was hunting in Sarpy County, Nebraska a few weeks ago.  Assassin bugs are active hunters, but this one was sitting stock still for the few minutes … Continue reading

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