Cara Bergscheider leaves LRRD.

Cara Bergscheider leaves LRRD.

In late January Cara Bergschneider left LRRD to work for the NRCS in southern Illinois.  We miss her very much.  She’s one of a kind.

 When I decided to expand LRRD from a home-based business in 2007, I knew I’d need an extraordinary person to...

Our big NSF proposal, blog neglect.

Our big NSF proposal, blog neglect.

One more day and we’ll have our massive NSF proposal submitted to the Course Curriculum and Lab Improvement (CCLI) progam.  The time we have six PIs at SIUC, me and LRRD, and no less than nine “node” institutions participating.  Cara and I...

GSA in Portland Thursday

GSA in Portland Thursday

Wow, what to say about GSA this year? It was a great meeting for LRRD, we made many new friends and people flocked to our booth and praised the Emriver Em2 there. This makes the hard work of running a business worth it, and reminds me why we do it. Janine Castro...

GSA in Portland Sunday

GSA in Portland Sunday

Wow, what a day. It began very early, with a couple hundred geologists waiting at the Pioneer Square stop for a train that took an hour to arrive; with a talk at 11, I had plenty of slack, but others had to scramble for cabs. Somebody forgot that not many people want...

LRRD at AFS Nashville.

LRRD at AFS Nashville.

We’re at the annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) in Nashville now. Though the depressed economy has attendance down to about 1,500 (half last year’s), we’re having a great time. Our booth, featuring an Emriver Em2, is getting a lot...