Monthly Archives: October 2017

GPT Photo of the Week

Yes, there are a lot of road miles on the Great Plains Trail, but that is by necessity, not by design.  In a perfect world (ha!), the entire GPT would be trail, and the goal is always to move in … Continue reading

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The Revenant

I’m a little late in seeing the movie, The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  It came out in 2015 and I only just recently saw it on DVD.  It was good.  It was action packed and entertaining, and I suppose that’s … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

This is from a trip to the high point of Oklahoma (one of 5 state high points that the GPT connects with) way back in early 2010.  That’s before I was even actively working on the Great Plains Trail project, … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

Near Toadstool Geologic Park in western Nebraska is a lonely landscape of dry, cracked earth where even grasses have a hard time in the shifting clays.

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GPT Photo of the Week

Grass is everywhere and can be found on all of the continents, even a few spots in Antarctica!  However, most of the major grasslands in the world are tropical or subtropical.  The Great Plains is one of the few temperate … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

The American Bison, what can you say?  It’s the national mammal of the United States, and the most iconic creature of the Great Plains.  They were nearly hunted to extinction, and they’re still on the way back  – majestic and … Continue reading

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