Vermont ONRCD develops Emriver curriculum for G4-6.

Vermont ONRCD develops Emriver curriculum for G4-6.

We’re happy to learn from Larry Kasden that curriculum for our Emriver Em2 has been written in Vermont. The 46-page lesson packet, aimed at grades 4-6, is used in a “River Roadshow,” a program run by the Ottauquechee Natural Resources Conservation District...

Goodbye and good luck to Lily Hwang

Goodbye and good luck to Lily Hwang

After over three years of invaluable service, ecohydrologist Lily Hwang left Little River Research & Design last month to pursue a PhD in Environmental Engineering at the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. We miss her so much already! We know with...

The joy in our job — teaching with our models.

The joy in our job — teaching with our models.

IGERT students try to protect a river-side home We’re in the business of building and selling river models.  Day-to-day, we talk to clients, spend hours fine-tuning prototypes, crunch numbers, write instruction manuals, program Arduino boards for flow controllers, and...

Project Eco ROVER: The Mobile Science Classroom

Project Eco ROVER: The Mobile Science Classroom

Andrew Podoll teaches with our Emriver Em4 at Kickapoo Creek, Spring 2011 This is another in a series of posts in which we’re featuring some of our many interesting and impressive colleagues.  Stay tuned for more. Andrew Podoll, SIUC alum and former GK-12 HEART...

SIUC students in the LRRD lab

SIUC students in the LRRD lab

Students armor a stream using vegetation in the Em2 Graduate and undergraduate students in SIUC’s watershed management class visited our lab today. Our prototyper, Nathan, hosted them as they experimented with the effects of construction in rivers. It’s...