I’m up at the Niobrara Valley Preserve. We spent the whole day herding bison today, so obviously I’m posting several photos of some autumn leaves I photographed along a creek after we finished.
Cottonwood leaf in a creek. The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve, Nebraska.
Same leaf, different angle.
Different leaf, same creek.
Once I get time to sort through them, I’ll probably have some bison roundup photos to post too…
We were working at our Rulo Bluffs Preserve this week. While Nelson was shredding brush on the ridge tops, I was pulling garlic mustard and killing small trees. I also found time to take a few photos. Here is one of a small Symphoricarpus plant (a small shrub – I’m not sure which species it is. Probably coralberry). I liked the way the light from the overcast sky brought out the subtle color and texture in the leaves.
The Nature Conservancy’s Rulo Bluffs Preserve., Nebraska.
I also found a brown snake, a bright red bug nymph, a shiny metallic fly, and more. I’ll share those photos next week, once I get time to work through them.