Dance of Prairie-Chickens – Wray, Colorado

The Sandhills of eastern Colorado remain a stronghold for greater prairie-chickens in the state.  Earlier this month, we traveled to Wray in search of prairie-chickens performing their annual spring dance…

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Spring Magic in Nebraska Part 1 – Switzer Ranch

Switzer Ranch and Calamus Outfitters first made it onto our radar when mentioned in the March – April 2010 issue of Audubon Magazine (http://audubonmagazine.org/issuearchives/issue1003.html).  The Switzer Family has owned land…

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What the heck is a lek?

  At its most basic level, a lek is a gathering of males.  In reality, it's so much more exciting.  This gathering of males has a mission -- attract a…

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