Posted on February 18, 2016 by Carlee Koehler
Mountain ranges demand our focus. Canyons tug at our gaze. Massive sunsets crowd our view. Fields of flowers catch our eye. But what about the mountains of lichens on a twig? The canyon grooves set in bark? The gradient of color in a leaf? The fields of pollen drenching a lily? Nearly every […]
Posted on November 24, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
Kim Morrow is Executive Director of Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light and currently works as a climate change resource specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Moving to Nebraska has allowed her to follow her passion — facilitating the faith community’s response to climate change.
Posted on August 8, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
Ann Bleed came to Nebraska from New York in 1972. Her views on water were shaped during her more than 20 year tenure with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, holding positions including director and state hydrologist, and by her participation on negotiations for two interstate litigation cases.
Posted on April 17, 2015 by PBT Team
Spring has arrived on the Great Plains, or at least to our corner of it. Though we had a relatively mild winter at PBT headquarters in Lincoln, it’s always a relief to experience the seasonal shift to warmer days, more sunlight, and new growth. Our small team has grown as well in the past couple […]
Posted on January 7, 2015 by Mariah Lundgren
Last October, on the day before Halloween, I set out on a kayaking trip down the Elkhorn River in search for signs of the North American river otter. I went with Craig Allen, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s School of Natural Resources, his colleagues David Angeler and Dirac Twidwell, and Nathan Bieber, a […]
Posted on October 31, 2014 by Steven Speicher
Like all good things, it began with a flowchart. Years ago, when we were starting the time-lapse project, we manually downloaded images at each camera site. It was sufficient. We got to see every image, got to visit each site, and tangibly worked with the project’s profit; we’d return from the field with handfuls of […]
Posted on October 17, 2014 by Mariah Lundgren
My first experience at Wilderness Park is one I will never forget. Roughly four autumns ago, a couple of my friends asked me if I wanted to join them on a day adventure at the park. I assumed that we were going to a park where there would be picnic benches, freshly cut grass, and […]