Fauna’s Thread – the project

The idea for Fauna’s Thread began on my first-ever trip to see the Sandhill Crane migration—in central Nebraska USA. As I sat in my car on a country road, watching them feed and frolic, they lifted off and flew through the sun. Their shadows rolled over the road and drizzled on me, as their unique honks faded …

The Dam and Lakes

Water from the North Platte River forms the largest lake in Nebraska.  In summer, there is a busy world of outdoor recreation. The lake is created by an earthen dam—engineered to provide hydropower and irrigation—downstream. Despite any bad press you might hear about dams, there are many positive things going on here. We will visit in …