Tag Archives: shorebirds

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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May 20, 2013 – May Update; Birds and no Dredging

Dredge and Rainey Report Birds and No dredging May 20, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: Successful trip to the SW Pass Rookery Bird banding along headquarters trail Update to study area status map based on low water observations Spartina patens and … Continue reading

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March 31, 2013 March Update

Dredge and Rainey Report March Update March 31, 201 Summary of accomplishments: No dredging since February 7. Spartina patens and Scirpus olneyi are spreading well Progress on the apartment Birding trail cleared and extended Impediments: low water in the pond … Continue reading

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March 8, 2013 – Low Low Water

Dredge and Rainey Report Low Low Water March 8, 2013 Summary of accomplishments: Most of Cell 3 is at -1” ML or better Spartina patens and Scirpus olneyi are spreading well Impediments: low water in the pond and canal This … Continue reading

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January 9, 2013 – New Year in C3

Summary of accomplishments: Most of Cell 3 is at -1” ML or better Total time pumped directly into Cell 3 (.366 acres) = 59.75 hours Total time in study cells = 206 hours Impediments: low water in the pond => … Continue reading

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