Monthly Archives: March 2011

There Will Be Wind

This week I took a trip out to the grasslands of Eastern Colorado and Western Nebraska.  I visited Pawnee National Grassland as well as Scotts Bluff National Monument.  The main features in both places are enormous sandstone bluffs that rise … Continue reading

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Spring Trip in the Works + Wild Bison?

I’ll be heading out to the plains sometime this week for a short visit.  Spring is definitely on the wind.  I’ll be taking my camera, and looking for wildflowers and scenic vistas.  Check out next week’s blog for the whole … Continue reading

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Great Plains Atlas

A new Atlas of the Great Plains is being published by the University of Nebraska Press.  It promises to be a very comprehensive look at the region as a whole.  It will include Canada as well, so as to recognize … Continue reading

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Drawn from the Collective Human Unconscious

A very interesting article titled Where the Buffalo Roam:  America’s Plains Are Emptying Out, Should We Give Them Back to the Beasts? has appeared in the latest (March/April) issue of Mother Jones Magazine. The article is by David Samuels and … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled

According to several well informed individuals, and I must say that I am in agreement with them, the best way to make significant progress on the Great Plains Trail (GPT) will be to establish a route on back (way back) … Continue reading

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