Print

Print


Hello All,

    I am very excited about Mike's digestion set-up and can't wait
to see it in action.  Let me know when we are ready to meet up at
the Energy Park.

Have a nice weekend!
Stephanie Henry
[log in to unmask]


On Thu Sep 08 23:31:37 EDT 2005, Brian Becker <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> All,
>
>   A brief update to let ya'll know what we've been up to.  In no
> particular
> order:
>
> 1.    Officer elections and registrations - After a slight delay,
> the club
> is being registered with the following officers:
>
> a.    Pres - Brian Becker
>
> b.    Tres - Claudia Wald
>
> c.    Sec - Stephanie Henry
>
> d.    PR - Matt Pellnitz
>
> e.    Workshop Coordinator - Mike Friedlander
>
> 2.    We have a workshop available to us out at the Energy Park!
> Today,
> Mike established his very first digester to produce methane!  His
> high-tech
> design included a 5-gallon bucket w/lid, a whole bunch of
> air-potato vine
> and a bit of the sweet brew from Dr. Wilkie's digester out at the
> Dairy
> Unit.  Stay tuned for results.
>
> 3.    More Workshop stuff - Mike also brought back a ~30 gallon
> kettle
> digester from the Dairy Unit.  It has been sitting for a bit so
> will need to
> have most of the hoses, wires, gaskets, etc. replaced.  But the
> kettle
> itself is in beautiful shape.  So, anyone who would like to get
> involved in
> getting this digester up and running, and later, to participate
> in
> experimental runs with various feedstocks, please respond to this
> message.
> We would like to have everyone meet out at the Energy Park in the
> next week
> or so to inventory the workshop, work out access, and get started
> brewing.!
>
> 4.    Our next speaker will likely be the 20th of October.  We
> will announce
> once we have confirmed this.  In the meantime, let's meet at the
> Energy Park
> (See item #3).
>
> 5.    Please check out the announcement from the Wetlands Club at
> the end of
> this message and have a great week!
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
>
>
> Brian Becker
>
> Ph.D. Student - Interdisciplinary Ecology
>
> School of Natural Resources and Environment
>
> Rm. 3, Bldg 182, Mowry Rd
>
> PO Box 110831
>
> University of Florida
>
> Gainesville, Fl 32611-0831
>
> Phone: 352-846-3054
>
> Fax: 352-846-2094
>
> Email: [log in to unmask]
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill White [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 2:07 PM
>
> The UF Wetlands Club is kicking off the year with a special week
> beginning
>
> Monday,
>
> September 12th---it will include a very special guest speaker on
> Monday,
>
> our first
>
> meeting of the year on Tuesday and an open-mike night on Friday!
>
>
>
> 1.      MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th  at  4:00 pm, Keene Faculty Center
>
>
>
> Guest Speaker:  William Jordan III,  "Getting Beyond Ethics:  A
> discussion
>
> of the shame-and-performance model of value and value creation"
>
>
>
> The Wetlands Club and FOREST will be co-hosting a guest speaker,
> William
>
> Jordan III, a botanist by training, who coined the term
> "Restoration
>
> Ecology".  He is the author of Sunflower Forest:  Ecological
> Restoration and
>
> the New Communion with Nature  and the founder of the New Academy
> of Nature
>
> and Culture.  The Keene Faculty Center is the old building north
> of
>
> Newell Hall across the street from the Rec Center and Infirmary.
>
>
>
> As a side note, we need 4 to 5 volunteers to come between 3:30
> and 3:45 to
>
> help set up chairs and the room in the Keene Faculty
> Center-please contact
>
> [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] if you can help.
>
>
>
> 2.      TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th at 6:15 pm at the Center for
> Wetlands
>
>
>
> First Meeting of the Year
>
>
>
> We will be voting for a new Vice-President, picking dates for our
> canoeing
>
> and camping activities, our service projects, finding a historian
> for the
>
> year and listening to any new ideas you have. T-shirts will be
> handed out
>
> for those that have pre-ordered, paid, or will have paid that
> day.
>
>
>
> 3.      FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th at 6:00 pm at Tim and Terry's
>
>
>
> OPEN MIC NIGHT!!!!!!
>
>
>
> Come sing, play an instrument or just listen and have a beer or a
> lemonade
>
> on Friday. Please tell all your classmates and different
> departments and
>
> clubs you know to come out on Friday. We want to mix with other
> clubs, like
>
> AWRA, Soils and Agronomy Club, Geology Club, FRE, FOREST, EES
> etc. the list
>
> could go on and on.  Please get the word out and contact me if
> you want to
>
> play or sing, or just show up with your instrument.  Sylvia
> 2-1804 ext 327
>
> or [log in to unmask]
>
>
>
> Hope to see you at all or some of the events.
>
>
>
>
>
> William R. White
>
> Graduate Student
>
> Department of Environmental Engineering
>
> Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands
>
> Phelps Lab, Museum Rd.
>
> Gainesville, FL 32611
>
> Phone: (352) 392-2424
>
> Fax: (352) 392-3624
>
>



Stephanie L. Henry
[log in to unmask]