Monday, December 30, 2013

Humongous Megaload Turns 90 Degree Corner

A controversial Omega Morgan "Megaload" longer than a football field had to negotiate a 90 degree corner in the town of of Marsing Idaho about 11:PM December 28, 2013. The video shows the turning process and finally the load with one pull truck and two push trucks leaving the town heading down Idaho Highway 78 followed by several local vehicles. Helen Yost from Wild Idaho Rising Tide provides a narrated overview.

Humongous Megaload Turns 90 Degree Corner from Gary O. Grimm on Vimeo.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Riverstone School participates in Christmas Bird Count - Boise, Idaho 2012

A teacher, parent and two Riverstone school students participated in the Audubon's Golden Eagle Chapter Christmas Bird Count on the Boise River in Idaho in 2012. This sequence of clips follow them on their quest to see and count different bird species in the area near Barber park in East Boise.

Link to Audubon's Christmas Bird Count.

Link to Riverstone International School web site.

Link to Golden Eagle Audubon Society web site:

Abandoned Minelands Restoration in Headwaters of Boise River in Idaho HD

This video is based on a 3D Google Earth tour showing several years of restoration work Trout Unlimited and many partners and volunteers have accomplished on abandoned mine lands in the headwaters of the Boise River Watershed in Idaho. The video and Google Earth projects were produced by Pam Harrington, Trout Unlimited, and Katy Flanagan and Gary O. Grimm, Mountain Visions.

Below is a link to the report about the Grimes Creek rehabilitation project by Pam Harrington, Trout Unlimited and Robert House, BiouHouse LLC.

Also provided below is a link to a Google Earth Plug In Tour of selected demonstration sites on Mores Creek and Grimes Creek. The link below also provides a Google Earth KMZ file that provides information and tours to almost 100 map locations in these watersheds, including some near the city of Boise, Idaho.