Tag Archives: 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Building Construction, September 15, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Before the sun rose, Timmy left to be at the dock for 7am to pick up a group of people that had volunteered to help with the big building. While he was gone, I packed up … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, Building Construction, September 16, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Karen started her day sitting in a Subaru dealership in Lafayette for major service that took 7 hours. On the way to the dock that afternoon, I stopped at Stine’s in Abbeville to pick up a … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, August 10, 2011

Thursday, August 10 Karen came out to the Rainey Wildlife Refuge  the evening before so that this morning could be  an early start. We managed to get onsite by  7:00am. We took the canoe out to move the discharge  and … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27 Despite weather reports of 80% rain, Karen headed to Intracoastal City, just on the chance she could get out to headquarters. The best time to work is in the cool of the early morning, and to be … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 14, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011 The morning dawned promising more rain, so we headed out early again to cut cane instead of trying to get the dredge going. We were already surrounded by impending storms and didn’t think it would be … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 17, 2011

Dredge into Cell 5 June 17, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Hose and discharge moved over within cell 5 More bundles made and deployed Overhead winch that raises and lowers pump died and was successfully replaced Lots of material moved … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 16, 2011

Friday, June 16, 2011 At 7:30 Karen left in the flat boat while Timmy stayed at the camp for other duties. The replacement winch was waiting at Grainger’s in New Iberia at the promised 9am time. The next stop was … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 15, 2011

Thursday, June 15 Early morning starts are a necessity in the Rainey summer. We were onsite at 7 am.  We had “walked” the dredge back a good bit by this time with roughly 10 hours of total pumping into cell … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 14, 2011

Wednesday, June 14 At 8:00am, Timmy picked Karen up from public dock. We stopped briefly at the headquarters to unloaded Karen’s stuff and to pack ice-chests and gear for work-site. We loaded the pirogue into the flat boat as well … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 10, 2011

Dredge Start in Cell 5 Summary of accomplishments: Hose has been assembled at the Experimental Site Containment was completed for cell 5. Dredging has commenced at new area. Friday, June 10, 2011 Another fantabulous morning dawned overcast and humid. We … Continue reading

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