Monthly Archives: March 2014

Partnerships = Progress & Profit Posted on by CarolPatterson

Nebraska’s crane-watching was called a “must-see” in the New York Times best-seller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Each year thousands of people come to the Platte River to watch a half-million cranes gather to refuel before pushing on … Read More

An Explorer’s Surprise: Prairie Dogs Talk? Posted on by CarolPatterson

Prairie dogs – a larger rodent than the little-respected gopher is one smart creature. Researchers have discovered prairie dogs have a vocabulary of 100 different sounds! Professor Con Slobodchikoff of Northern Arizona University found prairie dogs distinguish between predators like … Read More