Monthly Archives: October 2014

State Grasses – Montana

All 50 states have a whole grocery list of official state somethings – state flowers, state trees, state birds, etc.  Not all of the states, however, have official state grasses.  This is disappointing, but not unexpected.  It’s the usual slight … Continue reading

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Restoring Ancestral Lands

From the Good News Department:  A recent article in the New York Times by Nate Schweber points to a small, but possibly growing movement on Native American ancestral lands to help restore prairie habitat.  Native lands are in a particularly … Continue reading

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Books – A Pronghorn Year

The pronghorn is the fastest land animal in North America, and the second fastest in the world.  Only the African cheetah can run faster, but even then, the cheetah is only faster for the first 100 meters or so, after … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – October 10, 2014

Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
For the second time in two weeks, I got to travel west into drier, shorter prairie.  This week, our crew attended the Nebraska Natural Legacy Conference in Gering, Nebraska – at the far western…

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