Springtime in the Tallgrass Prairie – by James Nedresky

Omaha-based freelance photographer James Nedres photographed the Springtime prairie fires in Kansas’ Flint Hills.

In many areas, spring is primarily associated with budding trees and new floral blooms.In the Flint Hills of Kansas however, it’s range burning time. Driving through the prairie landscape at dusk, you can smell grass fires from miles away if the wind is right.Through the twilight, you can begin to see a glowing light behind a hillside. Then, a full blown prairie fire… and no one looking to put it out.

Why do people do this?…

Continue reading and see more photos on James’s blog.

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