River Lessons — Videos by Wild Trout Trust

River Lessons — Videos by Wild Trout Trust

Editor’s Note: This post on river lessons by the Wild Trout Trust was written by Steve Grimmer, Little River’s Artist Mechanic. On our Youtube channel we have a playlist called Emriver in Action that’s full of cool videos of our models out in the world helping...

Pondering the Colorado floods on the way to GSA 2013 Denver

Pondering the Colorado floods on the way to GSA 2013 Denver

Editor’s note: This is the first blog post by our new Research Assistant, Anna Durrett. Last week’s end of the government shutdown will bring needed disaster recovery funds to Colorado.The deal that reopened the government included $450 million for rebuilding...


Never ending flood suffering.  A recipe.

Never ending flood suffering. A recipe.

This flood is causing terrible human suffering and economic loss.  In southern Illinois, thousands are in shelters, many here in Carbondale. It’s easy to focus on that suffering now, and talk about simple short-term fixes.  But only a sober view of this disaster...

The New York Times falls down on this flood.

The New York Times falls down on this flood.

As this historic flood moves through the Middle and Lower Mississippi Valley the paper of record gives us articles like this, here with my annotations. Nothing about why this flood happened, no history, no science, no informed analysis. Nothing that might prevent the...