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 handle a...

Jesse Riechman leaves LRRD.

Jesse Riechman leaves LRRD.

I hired Jesse Riechman as a prototyper in late summer of 2007 as LRRD outgrew my home office.  Jesse left us last November to become a full time grad student in SIUC’s Forestry program. Jesse had many skills, from fixing motorcycles to deftly dropping 250-pound...

SIUC wins NSF grant to train watershed scientists

SIUC wins NSF grant to train watershed scientists

Several of our friends and collaborators at SIUC have been awarded $3.2 million by the NSF IGERT program to develop an elite watershed science and policy program. Nicholas Pinter is leading the effort, and our collaborators Matt Whiles, Lizette Chevalier, John...

Mad science at LRRD.

Mad science at LRRD.

So much LRRD news to report, but I’ve been too busy to blog. Some interesting work from this week: We’re designing a small 2D flume. To do things like this. Here’s a Google SketchUp excerpt. And a photo of Jesse making inserts for the Emriver Em2 to...

Cameron Bencini joins LRRD.

Cameron Bencini joins LRRD.

Cameron Bencini had a great first day at LRRD as our new summer intern. Cameron just graduated from SIUC with a degree in civil engineering, and has been accepted in the graduate program there for the fall. Today he was clearly drawn to the Emriver Em2 model, and...