Audubon Spring Creek Prairie, Nebraska

Assorted landscapes with butterfly milkweed (orange) and common milkweed (pink) plants. Waxing moon. Summer solstice. Regal fritillary butterfly (threatened prairie species), Spangled butterfly (need specific ID), other smaller butterflies with gray, black, red/orange spots (need ID) , white and black moth (need ID). Upland sandpiper, Red-winged blackbird, Eastern kingbird, Dickcissel. Painted turtle (need specific ID). Pond damselflies mating.

Joel and Kathy Sartore (25th wedding anniversary day). Also daughter Ellen Sartore, taken in the Forsberg’s front yard while they were on a walk after Joel just back from three weeks Gulf Coast oil spill coverage for Nat Geo.

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