Calving Season Pushes Bison Herd to Over 70

Photo by Michael Leggott

The 2017 calving season got off to an early start this year with our fist calf arriving on April 2nd. Since then, we have added 15 more. 14 from the main herd and 2 from the research herd near the Nature and…

Habitat Management Plan for the Regal Fritillary

How the Monitoring Plan at the Trust Acts as a Model for Species Conservation
Josh Wiese, Biological Science Technician

Andrew Caven, Lead Biologist

Scarce availability of relic tallgrass prairie has had a major impact on many species of native wildlife in the Platte River…

Spring Burning and the Fire Hawks

Andrew Caven, Lead Biologist Kelsey King, Volunteer Coordinator

Controlled burning has a very positive and interesting impact on prairie ecosystems. Before the advent of roads and agricultural infrastructure lighting strikes would have often cause fires that ran across the prairie, being halted only by…