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Report-back from second Open Call on Hurricane Harvey response and coordination

by warren 13 days ago | 0 | 103 | 1

We again had an Open Call yesterday on the topic of Harvey response and ~6+ pe...

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Catch Basins 101: How to clean a catch basin with one person in 68 minutes.

by dmunchak 17 days ago | 8 | 110 | 4

It's not rocket science. Next time you take a shower look down at the drain. Marvel at how the wa...

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AFRICATOWN BLUEWAY -PUBLIC LAB NAS WORKSHOP-PRICHARD, AL

by gilbert 20 days ago | 0 | 252 | 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 27 days ago | 1 | 331 | 1

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

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Interview: Karen Savage

by stevie about 1 month ago | 0 | 58 | 0

Photo by [Kayana Szymczak][1] When I started working in New Orleans, one of the first, and mos...

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Community Mapping in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

by stevie about 1 month ago | 0 | 266 | 0

Join Public Lab, the [Meraux Foundation][1], and collaborators for a hands on Do-It-Together comm...

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Exploring New Stormwater Monitoring Methods

by stevie 2 months ago | 0 | 139 | 4

Here in New Orleans, we've been involved in the larger conversation with the Public Lab community...

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Stormwater Workshop 6: Monitoring and Lessons Learned

by stevie 2 months ago | 0 | 117 | 1

After a month of stormwater monitoring and collecting data, we got together for one more workshop...

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Quick Kite Survey of Bayou St John Wetland, post-Cindy, July 1st 2017

by eustatic 2 months ago | 0 | 100 | 1

Miriam and I wanted to see how quickly we could survey the [Bayou St John wetland.](https://publi...

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Stormwater Workshop 4 Report: Implementing a Stormwater Study

by stevie 3 months ago | 0 | 99 | 0

On June 3rd a group met in New Orleans for the fourth workshop in the Stormwater Series. In this ...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: May 2017

by klie 4 months ago | 0 | 120 | 0

We send this out monthly to your inboxes in addition to sharing it on [publiclab.org](http://pub...

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Stormwater Workshop 3 Report: Designing a Stormwater Study

by stevie 4 months ago | 0 | 170 | 2

On May 6th, we met for the third in the [Stormwater Workshop Series][1] on "Designing a Stormwate...

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Public Lab receives Gulf Coast support from the National Academies

by Shannon 4 months ago | 0 | 197 | 1

_This press release is cross-posted from the [National Academies' Gulf Research Program](http://w...

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Stormwater Workshop Two Report: Community Mapping

by stevie 5 months ago | 1 | 235 | 3

On April 8th 12 people gathered for the second in the [Stormwater Workshop series][1]. The goal o...

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Introduction to Stormwater Workshop 1 Report

by stevie 6 months ago | 0 | 211 | 2

On March 4th, we hosted an event in New Orleans that was the first of the [New Orleans Stormwater...

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Stormwater Workshop Series in New Orleans!

by stevie 8 months ago | 0 | 716 | 2

**Public Lab will be starting a new workshop series in New Orleans focusing on Stormwater and Flo...

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Landfill leachate in Louisiana ditches?

by eustatic about 1 year ago | 3 | 459 | 3

Let's take water samples in the Plaquemines ditches on Woodlands Hwy, and discuss how to use p...

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Looking for New Orleans Pole Mappers

by eloisereid over 1 year ago | 2 | 589 | 1

Next Week: Tuesday, June 14th, Wednesday the 15th and Thursday 16th I am looking for people who a...

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Reflecting on the Depth Sensor Build

by stevie over 1 year ago | 0 | 841 | 7

May 16-19, 2016, Propeller, Public Lab, IDIYA, and Water Works hosted an event to invite communit...

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dronecopter vs kite evaluation: Bayou St John June 5th 2016

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 0 | 605 | 2

Compare time spent, quality, and expense of Kite photos of Bayou St John wetland vs photos ...

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Riffing on the riffle for a depth sensor, update from 2014

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 0 | 682 | 1

Here's a video of Don at I at 3am, when a lot of progress on the "Dribble", a Riffle for a depth ...

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Depth Sensor Build!

by stevie over 1 year ago | 0 | 1,237 | 2

Background image above credit to the New Orleans Advocate, John McCusker Public Lab, IDIYA, ...

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MapKnitter of PPigeon Lake Lery Restoration Project 2016

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 1 | 667 | 2

Southwest Flight 2264 7am TPA to 7:40a MSY Nikon DSLR d3200 visibility 10 mi at KNEW Scott Eustis...

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Reporting Forms for Louisiana (and other) pollution events

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 5 | 669 | 3

Link a clip from LEAN's [recent guide](https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9TzfQJ7Qw4GcU1IVkFaVk...

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Creosote Superfund site in north Picayune, MS

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 1 | 1,429 | 4

For the monthly event for organizers, Dan took us out around Picayune. We mapped two sites, t...

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[reference] "Carbon Bombs" or "Climate Bombs" --EcoFys analysis for Greenpeace

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 2 | 1,247 | 0

During the Open hour on COP21, there was mention of the t...

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Air Plant Bio Bubbler

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 3 | 1,775 | 3

Retrofit an air plant I had cultivated as an office plant into a bio bubbler, as shown at the ...

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[Reference] Characterization of Chronic sources and Impacts of Tar along the Louisiana Coast

by eustatic over 1 year ago | 0 | 1,354 | 3

Link to a reference from Ed Overton, Paulene Roberts, and Charles Henry Jr, concerning the stu...

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Native Plants Workshop THIS Saturday w/ Groundwork NOLA

by klie almost 2 years ago | 0 | 776 | 0

Free + Appropriate for all ages, but please make sure that you RSVP! [![EJ_Flyer6copy.jpg](...

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Barnraising Photos

by TaraMei almost 2 years ago | 0 | 611 | 2

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