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Last November, we conducted a prescribed burn at a 3-year old restored prairie. Two weeks later, I was surprised to be able to photograph green regrowth in that area. Last week, I revisited the same burned area and got yet another … Continue reading
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
It’s been a difficult year for conducting prescribed fires so far – the wind seems to be blowing even harder and more consistently than in recent memory. And that’s saying something, living in the Great Plains. A couple of weeks … Continue reading
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
It seems like a good time to be a crab spider. The drought has greatly reduced the number of flowers blooming in prairies, forcing pollinators to visit fewer flowers in greater numbers. Previously, I’ve used the analogy of crocodiles in watering … 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
Here’s something I know almost nothing about: Slugs. I found this slug in one of our prairies yesterday morning, and managed to get a few decent photos of it. Slugs are largely considered to be pests in gardens, but I’ve … 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
Back in February, I wrote a post that laid out some ideas about how to measure success when using prairie restoration (reconstruction) to stitch fragmented remnant prairies back together. One of the main needs is to see whether species from the … Continue reading