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Ok, I know I post an awful lot of spider photos. I have a couple good excuses. First, I like spiders. I just do. Second, for whatever reason, my eyes seem to find spiders as I walk through prairies. Third, … Continue reading
Every now and then, the light is so spectacular, it’s almost the duty of a photographer to stop and take photos. The photo below was taken on my way home from work one late afternoon last December. There was such … Continue reading
During the winter, prairie becomes nearly monochromatic. The scarcity of color exposes the architecture of the plants. It’s as if the prairie has been deconstructed before our eyes, stripped down to its framework before being rebuilt for the next season.
A new study sheds (a little) light on a slice of grassland bird life we know very little about. We know a lot about grassland birds. Sure, there’s a lot we don’t know too – but we certainly know a lot … Continue reading