Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5127/Outdoors Todayen-usFri, 1 Jul 2016 09:33:32 EDTFri, 1 Jul 2016 09:33:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPrairie history and notes from Lewis & Clarkhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/602803.htmlPRAIRIES are grasslands by definition. And within this broad brush stroke label, botanists refine that definition into three categories; mesic, dry and wet.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTCheerful chattering chipmunkshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/602609.htmlCHIPMUNKS are small and fast. Cute is a human term sometimes misapplied to this critter.Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTTime to head west to Hickory Grovehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/602610.htmlHot weather, and hot water temperatures have hit Central Iowa lately. When water temperatures near the 80 degree mark, it is time to start fishing early and late in the day, as well as the deepest areas of area lakes.Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTFawns find a new world to explorehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/602391.htmlFAWNS of the White-tailed deer are out and about. Single births have happened for first time doe deer. The majority of older does will have twins. About 10-15 percent of the older and definitely mature does will have triplet.Sun, 12 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTHendrickson Marsh is wildlife oasishttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/602196.htmlHENDRICKSON MARSH is not a huge wetland complex, but it is just one of many wildlife havens each spring and fall during migration time.Sun, 5 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT