The Old Stuff

In the days of the old prairie, its perennial members reveled in dormancy and cast their seeds with a starry eye and a mind full of hope toward the next vernal season. Returning each growing season only from seed, those with a monocarpic life cycle, such as the obligate annuals, have no rooted memory of […]

A season in the Nebraska prairies, Part 1

Part 1 in a series of posts and photos showing my time here in Nebraska working as a Restoration and Stewardship Field Assistant for Prairie Plains Resource Institute. “The beauty here is often subtle.  It doesn’t knock you off your feet at a glance the way the snow-capped Colorado Rockies or the rugged coastline of […]