Tag Archives: colorado

The Bench Strength of Prairies in the Face of Climate Change

In case you hadn’t noticed, the climate is changing.  Things are getting weird, and they’re going to get weirder.  Here in central North America, we’re expecting more and more intense storm events and drought periods in the coming decades.  Scientists are … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – June 27, 2014

A selection of photos from a prairie ecologist’s family vacation in the mountains of Colorado… . . . . . . . . . . . . . It was great to spend a week in cooler weather and see … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Week – June 20, 2014

I am writing this from a cabin in the rocky mountains of Colorado.  (Can you call it a cabin if it’s got wireless internet and satellite TV?  Probably not…)  Anyway, we’re taking a family vacation this week, so I’ve been … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Tumbleweed Dystopia!

. This is a guest post by Anne Stine, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  All photos are by Anne: I took a three-day weekend to go camping in Cimarron and Comanche grasslands, where Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado all meet. Historically, … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Anne’s Trip to Colorado

A Guest Post from Anne Stine, one of our Hubbard Fellows: First impressions: Patch-burn Grazing in Short Grass Steppe vs. Mixed Grass Prairie Our Platte River Prairies here in south central Nebraska are lovely, flowery pastures, but I needed to … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – July 25, 2013

I just got home from a week-long family vacation to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.  It was a welcome respite from the heat and humidity of the prairies here in Nebraska, but it’s good to be home again.  Since my week was all … Continue reading

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A Prairie Ecologist Vacation

Our family went on vacation last week (sorry for the delayed responses to your comments while I was gone…)  We rented a cabin in the Rocky Mountains west of Denver, Colorado.  It was a really nice week, especially considering that … Continue reading

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