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Photo of the Week – June 15, 2017

Earlier this week, I posted a photo of a female wolf spider carrying her brood on her back.  We were collecting data at the Niobrara Valley Preserve this week, and it seemed there were babies all over the place.  Young … Continue reading

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Report from the 2011 Grassland Restoration Network – Part 2: Grassland Birds

The Grassland Restoration Network’s 2011 annual meeting was at The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands prairie/wetland restoration site in Indiana.  This year, we focused more than usual on creating habitat for various animal taxa, and I previously reported on the herpetology … Continue reading

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Grassland Birds in Prairie Restorations: Response to a Research Paper

A “Restoration Note” published in the most recent issue of the journal Ecological Restoration (March/June 2011) caught my attention last week.  I was initially interested because some of our sites had been part of the study but I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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