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About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.

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The Roused Bear

The Roused Bear blog is about a lot of things, but much of it is about a single species of butterfly, Oarisma poweshiek or the Poweshiek skipper.  The butterfly was named after the county in which it was discovered, and … Continue reading

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Quitting

I will be quitting this blog in favor of “the Roused Bear” blog. See you there.

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Help is on the way

As I sat on my porch last night I was a food source for a number of mosquitos. This damselfly landed and made short work of one of them. Damselflies have aquatic larvae that eat small aquatic insects, including mosquitos. … Continue reading

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Introduction

Hi. This is my first post. I plan a blog that will deal with nature, politics, and infrastructure on a local and national level. I live in Iowa so the “local” part of the equation is Iowa. Nature has an … Continue reading

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