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Photo of the Week – September 13, 2018

Hello from Wisconsin!  I’m spending this week in Madison, Wisconsin with about 250 colleagues at a conference for scientists, land managers, and other conservation staff of The Nature Conservancy.  It’s been a fantastic conference, but also an awful lot of … Continue reading

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Spider Watching

During a brief stop at our family’s prairie this morning, I noticed a small spider on its web, and set up my tripod to see if I could photograph it.  Just after I got a couple nice photos, a grasshopper … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – April 28, 2016

During a walk in our family prairie last week, I found a spider web spanning the entrance to a badger tunnel. When I pulled in close with my camera, the shadow behind the web and the bright sunlight on the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – September 4, 2014

It’s not often the wind is calm enough to get a good sharp photo of a spider in its web, but everything came together nicely late last week as I walked around one of our restored wetlands.  There were a … Continue reading

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