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March 6, 2015 – Dredge Preparations

Dredge and Rainey Report Dredge Preparations March 6, 2015 Summary of accomplishments: Dredge maintenance; main battery dead and will have to be replaced Mini-containment in the yard Cut trail for new project Impediments: Freezing weather; low, low water; dead battery … Continue reading

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December 9, 2014 – Whooping Cranes and Dredge Maintenance

Dredge and Rainey Report Whooping Cranes and Dredge Maintenance December 9, 2014 Summary of accomplishments: Whooping Cranes returned Dredge Maintenance – spuds and pump painted; jet-ring cleared Dredge test The small dredge has been idle since August of last year … Continue reading

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November 2014 – Dredge Maintenance and Waterfowl

Dredge and Rainey Report Dredge Maintenance and Waterfowl November 2014 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Dredge Maintenance – spuds and pump painted 4-wheeler repair The small dredge has been idle since August of last year (2013). We stopped dredging after … Continue reading

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October 2014 – Dredge Maintenance

Dredge and Rainey Report Dredge Maintenance October 31, 2014 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Painted top of spuds and pump; installed new pressure gage Shorebird Survey Waterfowl finally arriving Impediments: tours and other meetings limited available time Summary: The small … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014 – Dredge Maintenance

Dredge and Rainey Report Dredge Maintenance September 03, 2014 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Moved the “John James” to the Rainey headquarters’ boatslip Impediments: thunderstorms Summary: The small dredge has been idle since August of last year (2013). We stopped … Continue reading

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June 20, 2014 – Green Heron Nest Survey

Dredge and Rainey Report Green Heron Nest Survey June 20, 2014 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Green Heron nest survey unexpected predator revealed by trail cam Green Herons are well known by the public at large, and are spoken of … Continue reading

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April Already?

Here it is April and I’m still trying to catch up for all of the months our blog site has had technical problems. The host server decided to cease cooperation and it has been a long haul to identify the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013 – Marsh birds and Fires

Dredge and Rainey Report Marsh Birds and Lighting Fires December 12, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Mist nets to catch birds along terraces Testing airboat transects to count sparrows Prescribed marsh burns Whooping Cranes This document can be downloaded … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 – Plover Survey

Dredge and Rainey Report Plover Survey December 06, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging Shorebird Survey Dredge maintenance – installed replacement winch for right traveling cable This document can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking on the download button:  … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 – Terrace Birds and Marsh Grass

Dredge and Rainey Report Pumphouse and another small dredge November 15, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging New winch for dredge Birding on Christian Marsh terraces Marsh grass spreading at the marsh creation site This report can be downloaded in … Continue reading

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