Monthly Archives: April 2014

Timelapse Bison Photos

Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
Regular readers of The Prairie Ecologist are familiar with our timelapse photography project at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve.  With the help of Moonshell Media, we set up nine timelapse cameras to capture…

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What Makes a Place “Western?”

In the last decade or two, the American West has been a hot commodity.  Boomtown after boomtown has risen from the ashes of a former economy that was based mostly on mineral extraction or timber harvesting.  All across the West, … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Paint Mines

I just got back from a short foray on the plains of Colorado.  It was my first time visiting Paint Mines Interpretive Park, but I guarantee it will not be my last. Paint Mines Interpretive Park is part of the … Continue reading

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The Road is How

Trevor Herriot, a prairie conservationist based out of Saskatchewan, has just come out with a new book called The Road is How.  He is the author of several books about various aspects of the prairie ecosystem in Canada, the best … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems

An article has appeared in 5280, The Denver Magazine about some hidden gems in Colorado, and although it did not receive a large write-up, Pawnee Buttes and Pawnee National Grassland got the cover shot, as well as a full two … Continue reading

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