Sam Crowe on August 29th, 2010

   Although the weather on August 21 was not what most people would consider promising, the rain created hopes among the Hoosier Gang that migrating shorebirds might be forced down.  They stood in the descending water waiting.  Yes they became wet but it was all worth it as they were rewarded by a large flock […]

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Sam Crowe on August 27th, 2010

Markham Prairie is one of the finest examples of tall grass prairie still extant. There are several reasons why this is so. Although back in the 1800s it was grazed a bit, it was never plowed and was pretty much left alone for decades before it came to the attention of conservationists. It is also […]

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Sam Crowe on August 27th, 2010

This is the first blog in a while, reflecting a new arrangement with my boss whereby I will continue to blog but less frequently. I also pinched a nerve in my neck which makes driving less than fun. Coupling that with the hot and not very birdy summer and manuscript anxieties, I just have not […]

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