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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
A warm and dry winter, followed by a hot dry spring and summer… Temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit for weeks at a time… Wildflowers blooming two to three weeks earlier than normal, and often…
I ran across this poem from Emily Dickinson recently and wanted to post it here. I don’t want to ruin it either with too much analysis, so I’m opting for no analysis at all, and just letting it stand alone. … Continue reading
Should Conservation Look Back? Examining Historic Wildlife Populations of America’s Serengeti.
Generally speaking, the tall grass prairies that (used to) occupy a huge territory to the east of the 100th meridian are not considered part of the Great Plains. Still, these places display a rich biological diversity, and are unique in … Continue reading