Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Updated Paddle Schedule and CleanUp Schedule 2012

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Non-Profit Director needed Part-Time

Non-Profit Director, Part-Time. Friends of the Shiawassee River:
-Independent executive to work with board of directors
to expand efforts to protect/restore environmental resources.
-Experience required in managing volunteers,
membership campaigns, and organizing events.
-Background in conservation will be a plus.
-Strong communication skills and
demonstrated ability in computer-based tools necessary.
-Time: 15-25 hours per week; $15-20 per hour,
depending on experience; no benefits.
-Submit letter of interest and qualifications or resume,
including list of specific skills,
to PO Box 402, Owosso, MI 48867 by May 11.
Or email material to

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Tracking recent rainfall amounts

An easy way to see how much it rained recently can be found here

Since we don't have any USGS gauges in the Headwaters region , this may work well
to create perceptions of river height and recent rainfall amounts.

An example

Friday, April 06, 2012

Shiawassee River video in 3D ?

Well,  we are going to give this a shot, wish me luck.
Doug Lanyk and I filmed a short clip on the Shiawassee River a while back
using a waterproof digital camera capable of 720 frame rate for HD viewing

This recent article --Turn Your HD Videos Into 3-D Masterpieces on YouTube
By Roberto Baldwin for Wired Magazine - April 5, 2012 |
Categories: Home Audio and Video

I followed the directions and hopefully tomorrow
Friday April 6, 2012, I'll have a 3D kayaking video posted

Now in 3D

YouTube 3D-