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Tag Archives: prairie
I stole an hour of photography time this week as a foggy morning worked its way toward a sunny afternoon. The small restored prairie on the edge of town was a great place to explore. A few surprises awaited. Though … Continue reading
Note to my son (and others who mainly follow this blog to see if there are cool pictures or pictures of them): This is a pretty long and involved post – sorry. The first picture is probably the best one, … Continue reading
It feels like autumn has arrived. We had frost on the ground yesterday, most wildflowers are done blooming, fluffy seeds are erupting across the prairie, and leaves and stems are turning from green to yellow. Leaves of shrubs and trees … Continue reading
This post was written by Eric Chien, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Eric comes from Minnesota and brings great energy to our prairie stewardship work. He’s also very bright, and an engaging writer, as you’ll see in this and other … Continue reading
I’m pretty good at spotting insects. When I walk around prairies with a camera, I’m usually looking down, scanning for small creatures. Just as I imagine a building inspector develops search images for signs of mold, fire hazards, and shoddy construction, my … Continue reading
I was looking through some photos from earlier this year and found one that I’d meant to post back in June but hadn’t. I like it, and even though it’s a few months late, I hope you like it too. … Continue reading
This post is written by Katharine Hogan, one of our Hubbard Fellows. Katharine hails from Vermont, but came to us with broad experience from across much of the country and a strong interest in restoration ecology. As you can tell … Continue reading
Earlier today, I posted about my very fortunate encounter with a hawk in the Nebraska Sandhills. At the time I took the photos, a couple biologists with me identified the bird as a juvenile ferruginous hawk, and I (being mostly … Continue reading
Two weeks ago, I posted about Yellow Season in prairies. That annual phenomenon continues, and at our family prairie this week, stiff goldenrod was front and center. Pollinators and pollen-eating insects seemed to approve.
There is an unmistakable look to late summer prairies, and that look is YELLOW. Sunflowers, goldenrods, and Silphiums (compass plant, cup plant, rosinweed) are all front and center this time of year. The visual dominance of yellow flowers is obvious … Continue reading