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Tag Archives: wetland
The weather has been extraordinarily warm for the last couple weeks, but it’s finally getting colder. While I’ve enjoyed getting outside to play soccer and other outdoor recreation activities, I’m also looking forward to seeing some ice again. A little … Continue reading
The Nebraska Sandhills is an incredible landscape of nearly 12 million acres of prairie. Most of the Sandhills consists of privately-owned ranches, and the majority of that land is conservatively managed by ranchers trying to make a living on top … Continue reading
My wife, whom I love deeply.
Karen Hamburger, a longtime volunteer with us, recently passed along another batch of trail camera video clips from our Derr Wetland Restoration. You might remember seeing some of her video in an earlier post. This time, much of her footage was … Continue reading
Having just downloaded nearly two months of images from the timelapse cameras at our Derr Wetland Restoration Project (I showed photos and video from this site last week as well), I went through the images to see what stories the … Continue reading
Last week, Jasmine (one of our two Hubbard Fellows) and I spent a morning at the Derr Wetland Restoration here in the Platte River Prairies. We wanted to get some photos and video of the site before the latest snow … Continue reading
I’ve always had a difficult time taking pleasing landscape photos in heavy fog. I love the way prairies and wetlands look on foggy days, but I rarely come away with a scenic photo I’m happy with. Fortunately, I can (and … Continue reading
One of my favorite places within our Platte River Prairies is a restored wetland we usually call “the sandpit wetland” because it is a former sand and gravel mining pit. We restored the site over about 10 years, a little … Continue reading
I made a quick run out to our family prairie this week to see how our grazing management was looking. It was a beautiful evening for a stroll, as the sun went down through layers of diffuse clouds. The abundant rain this year … Continue reading