Author Archives: Dan Phiffer

Neversink Telephony

As Ellie wrote in the last blog post, we gave an in-progress tour of the sculpture site on Sunday. It was a great success! We’ve made amazing progress in the last two weeks, between the sculpture and community interviews, but … Continue reading

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First Draft of the Online Component

Today I had a productive coding day after our big adventure around town yesterday. I was able to compile some of our sound recordings and photos into the first draft of the online component of the project. If you go … Continue reading

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Wednesday Progress

We started our morning heading down to the Claryville dump to meet up with Ed Mues. The dump is surprisingly nice in Claryville, it’s orderly and managed with close attention to detail. Waste is sorted into several large bins — garbage, recyclables, building materials — all of which get locked down overnight inside a huge bear-proof shed. Continue reading

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Notes from the Drive North

Ellie and I are en route to Claryville talking through some of our plans for the coming two weeks. One of the first things I’d like to do is get a telephone call-in system up and running. We’re interested in hearing from people who’ve lived on the Neversink, both about their past experiences and their impressions of the stream remediation project that’s in the works. Continue reading

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