Monthly Archives: March 2013

Here it is–the Poweshiek Skipper

I attended a conference last weekend on the conservation of tallgrass prairie lepidoptera.  I was totally impressed with the turnout and professionalism of the people involved.  The attendance was about 60 people, most of them very intelligent and motivated professionals.  Much … Continue reading

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More Thoughts about Butterflies

I am getting ready to attend a conference about butterfly conservation soon.  I was thinking about some butterfly conservation issues, so I went through some of my photos to illustrate the points I would like to make. But the points … Continue reading

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Watching for Signs of Spring

I checked the lilac bushes for signs that the buds might be ready to leaf out. I don’t know–maybe in a few weeks. I had never noticed what the little seed pods looked like before today. Of course, it will … Continue reading

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