stevie 176 research notes and 2450 wiki edits | Admin

Public Lab Organizer and Outreach Director, I work to connect the dots people and resources on Public Lab. I'm currently working in the Gulf Coast region. Loop in with me on the Gulf Coast google group!


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17 activities posted

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The fight to get out of Pascagoula

by stevie 12 days ago | 2 | 374 | 4

Pascagoula, Mississippi hosts 12 facilities that report to the federal Toxics Release Inventory, ...

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Build a budget for Barnraising

by stevie 24 days ago | 0 | 74 | 2

Budgeting for events can be challenging - the costs of things can change, you can have unanticipa...

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Setting up Barnraising registration

by stevie 26 days ago | 1 | 119 | 1

Having a good process for registration can help you collect contact information from people early...

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Picking a venue for a Barnraising event

by stevie about 1 month ago | 0 | 74 | 1

The venue for the Barnraising is flexible in many ways. The event can be hosted at a school, an o...

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Rain Barrel and Rain Gauge Build with 7th Ward Residents

by stevie about 2 months ago | 3 | 235 | -2

This past weekend, Public Lab and Recharge NOLA, with Water Wise 7th Ward, led a joint workshop t...

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Pensacola Stormwater

by stevie 2 months ago | 0 | 85 | 0

In early June, 2018, a group of us from the Pensacola NAACP, and other interested parties got to...

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Accurate soda bottle rain gauge

by stevie 2 months ago | 3 | 196 | 3

I’ve been interested in DIY rain gauges. The ones we used for the [stormwater workshop series][1]...

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New documentary: Promise in the Sand

by stevie 2 months ago | 1 | 243 | 5

Lead photo from [Promise in the Sand Facebook page][1] This week, Wendy Johnson & Jim Tittle o...

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Bay Area Maker Faire!

by stevie 3 months ago | 0 | 372 | 1

Public Lab will be hosting a community science space at the San Francisco Maker Faire this coming...

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Event: Mapping wetlands and algae blooms

by stevie 4 months ago | 1 | 471 | 0

Recently, Lake Pontchartrain suffered from a harmful algae bloom. This bloom was spotted along th...

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Mapping Turkey Creek, Gulfport, MS

by stevie 4 months ago | 0 | 170 | 1

We've been exploring the Turkey Creek Watershed in Gulfport, Mississippi with the Steps Coalition...

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LaMotte and Earth Force low cost Water Monitoring kit

by stevie 4 months ago | 0 | 310 | 3

We've been working with the Boys and Girls club in Gulfport, Mississippi with the Steps coalition...

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Report: Particle Visualization Event

by stevie 5 months ago | 0 | 215 | 3

Testimonial: A farmer in Hixton Wisconsin stood up in front of the group and began to tell hi...

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The discovery of the Clotilda and the community 'still fighting'

by stevie 7 months ago | 2 | 214 | 2

Lead photo by Ben Raines | braines@al.com. More photos can be [found here][1]. This week, some...

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Workshop: Draft an Issue Brief with a group

by stevie 7 months ago | 2 | 213 | 0

This workshop is intended to help you and your group navigate the process of drafting materials...

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Economist Article: "Do-it-yourself science is taking off"

by stevie 8 months ago | 0 | 830 | 2

Public Lab and some DIY science friends (Hey @maxliboiron, @eymund, @shannon and @warren !) were ...

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Water Wise NOLA Rain Barrel Build!

by stevie 9 months ago | 0 | 227 | 0

Sharing a note (and above image) from [Water Wise NOLA][1]:: Water Wise NOLA is participating ...

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Host a Goal Setting Workshop

by stevie 9 months ago | 0 | 685 | 0

Setting Goals starts with listening to individual interests and priorities and helps groups to ...

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Workshop: Explore Issue Briefs with others

by stevie 9 months ago | 1 | 210 | 1

About this workshop: In this workshop, participants will work together to explore [Issue Brie...

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MapKnitter map of Hog Bayou, Mobile County

by stevie 10 months ago | 0 | 207 | 0

Draft map from Mobile County. <iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/hog-bayou-mobile-county" ...

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Interview: Yvette Arellano

by stevie 10 months ago | 0 | 224 | 3

_Lead Image from [YES! Magazine](http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/cop21-meet-five-everyday-peopl...

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Event sorting images from Harvey

by stevie 10 months ago | 2 | 342 | 0

In the aftermath of Harvey, tracking pollution events related to the hurricane has been a dauntin...

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Interview: Jim Gurley

by stevie 11 months ago | 0 | 222 | 1

_Lead image from the [StarTribune][1], photo credit Brian Peterson. An uncovered frack-sand stock...

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Workshop: Mapping the Africatown Connections Blueway

by stevie 11 months ago | 0 | 422 | 2

_Lead image thanks to THE CROWD & THE CLOUD, CrowdAndCloud.org, supported by NSF, the National Sc...

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Public Lab nonprofit job posting: User interface designer/web developer

by warren 26 days ago | 0 | 283 | 1

Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science: User interface designer/web developer Start D...

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Hurricane Preparedness Dinner/Discussion - SEPT. 18, 2017 6 PM -8 PM

by gilbert 11 months ago | 1 | 218 | 2

SEPT. 18, 2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM CDT - NEW ORLEANS, LA - THE WAREHOUSE 3014 DAUPHINE ST. "Yo...

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AFRICATOWN BLUEWAY -PUBLIC LAB NAS WORKSHOP-PRICHARD, AL

by gilbert 12 months ago | 0 | 464 | 1

The Mobile Environmental Justice Action Coalition is a...

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MAPPING WORKSHOP AT DOCVILLE FARM IN VIOLET, LA – ST. BERNARD PARISH

by gilbert 12 months ago | 1 | 453 | 1

RESEARCH NOTE: MAPPING WORKSHOP AT DOCVILLE FARM IN VIOLET, LA -- ST. BERNARD PARISH On Fr...

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Practicing a PM hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI

by mathew over 1 year ago | 5 | 402 | 2

Attempting a Hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI with: @Stevie, @Gretchen, @Warren, @marlokeno, Jonn...

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Stitching Images into Maps with MapKnitter

by warren over 1 year ago | 0 | 347 | 2

Once you have collected your images, you should set aside a block...

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MiniVol pre-deployment preparation, Updated

by mathew over 1 year ago | 0 | 301 | 1

This activity is a replication of [this note](/notes/mathew/02-09-201...

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Site Survey for a Minivol

by mathew over 1 year ago | 0 | 439 | 1

Heather and Bruce Andersen live in Bloomer, Wisconsin, and want to setup a [MiniVol to identify d...

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Visual reporting on air quality: EPA method 9

by mlamadrid about 2 years ago | 2 | 534 | 0

Article by Stevie Lewis for [Community Science Forum: San...

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Interview with Pat Popple

by mlamadrid about 2 years ago | 0 | 796 | 3

Interview by Stevie Lewis for [Community Science Forum: S...

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Using the Oil Testing Kit with Gulf Coast Communities

by mlamadrid over 2 years ago | 0 | 620 | 1

This is an article by Stevie Lewis for [Community Science Forum Issue #1 on DYI Oil Testing](...

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Better communicate the purpose of research notes

by liz about 4 years ago | 3 | 2,218 | 2

Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustration as @warren...

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Hardware design work for the Oil Testing Kit

by mathew about 4 years ago | 13 | 4,375 | 2

A hardware sketch of our favorite configuration is above. _This is a jointly authored research n...

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D.O. Monitoring on Public Lab

belkinsa asked about 7 days ago

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What options are available for pollution/health models?

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stevie asked about 15 days ago

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Where can we share well water data?

stevie asked about 17 days ago

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What is a good way to track vehicular traffic?

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stevie asked about about 1 month ago

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How do you keep storm drains clean?

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stevie asked about 2 months ago

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What are sources of stormwater pollution?

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stevie asked about 2 months ago

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Why is it important to keep storm drains clean?

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stevie asked about 2 months ago

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What's the best material for observing dust (PM) accumulation?

stevie asked about 3 months ago

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Measuring pollen

Yeipi asked about 5 months ago

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What should we look for when sourcing turbidity tubes?

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stevie asked about 5 months ago

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What is the best light source to use for the basic microscope?

stevie asked about 7 months ago

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What are sources for existing environmental data?

stevie asked about 9 months ago

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What are some ways to collect dust or particulate samples for analysis?

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warren asked about 9 months ago

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How do you build a rain barrel?

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stevie asked about 9 months ago

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Best PLab demo ideas for a large group?

pdhixenbaugh asked about 9 months ago

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