Animals

Springtime on the Prairie

Stepping onto a prairie in springtime is a sensory delight. The air is clean, the vistas wide, the sounds of birds come from the farthest corners and around each bend in the trail a new plant is coming to life.

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

Frogs Are Singing!

Spring is here and the wood frogs are singing! Learn more about these impressive little amphibians.

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

A Flash of Red

A quick guide on how to spot cardinals in midwinter and what they signify.

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

The Rut

It’s a quiet morning. The predawn sky is milky white with scattered clouds. The air has that delicious briskness of late fall. Standing silently at the edge of the pond I slowly pan my gaze from left to right, looking for any movement, any sign of the diurnal world waking up.

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

Restoration 101

It begins with the idea of possibility. 

A piece of land becomes available. We go to the land and walk in, full of questions and ideas.

Is this landscape being overrun by buckthorn, honeysuckle or other invasive species?

Categories: Animals, Bison, Land Management, Notes from the Land, Partnerships, Seasonal

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