Tag Archives: plant identification

What’s This Flower? (Advanced Edition) November 11, 2014

Ok, I knew it wouldn’t take long to get a correct answer on the first plant quiz this morning, but four correct answers within two minutes of posting?  Good grief. Apparently, that one was too easy for many of you, … Continue reading

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What’s This Flower?

It’s been a while since we’ve done a plant identification quiz, so let’s see how you do.  Can you identify this common prairie flower?  It is found throughout the eastern half of the United States.  While it has a beautiful flower, … Continue reading

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Platte River Prairies Field Day – June 13, 2014

I hope to see many of you at our first Field Day of the 2014 season.  On Friday, June 13, we’ll host hikes and presentations all day long at our Platte River Prairies.  Come learn about prairie ecology, plant identification, … Continue reading

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Save the Dates – Platte River Prairies Events in 2014

If you’ve been waiting for a special invitation to come explore the Platte River Prairies, here it is… “Come explore the Platte River Prairies!” During 2014, we will be hosting a number of events, including two Field Days, several volunteer … Continue reading

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2013 Platte Prairies Field Day – Reminder and Agenda

Just a quick reminder that our Platte River Prairies Field Day is Friday July 12.  We will have hikes and presentations on plant identification, invasive species, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, insects, prairie management and restoration, and much more. If you’re … Continue reading

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Platte River Prairies Field Day – July 13, 2012

PLEASE JOIN US for a Platte River Prairies Field Day on July 13, 2012.  The day will include a range of activities, aimed to introduce relative newcomers to what prairies are all about and to allow more experienced prairie biologists/naturalists a chance … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – January 6, 2012

You might recognize the background of this photo from the Photo of the Week back on December 23.  Sorry about the duplication, but I really liked this image – and it’s been too warm to get any recent ice or snow … Continue reading

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