EcoVenture Day 1 Webcast
October 5, 2009
October 3, 2009 Shenandoah Ecoventure 2009 is now officially underway and has smuggled out this first video recap of Day 1, an interview with photographer, Travis Patterson, highlighting the trek’s ceremonial send off from the Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal on Saturday, October 3. Stay tuned to YouTube, Facebook, and our Website to
Downstream Founder Receives Conservation Award
September 27, 2009
George Ohrstrom, founder and president of The Downstream Project, was the keynote speaker at the Blue Ridge Foothills Conservancy Annual Meeting in Stanardsville, Virginia last night complete with great food, music by the Possum Ridge String Band, and some great pies. Conservancy President, Trish Crowe presented George with a well-deserved 2009 Conservation Award. The citation reads:
Ecoventure partners with Fullpower and MotionX-GPS
September 24, 2009
The Downstream Team is grateful for the support of Fullpower and their MotionX-GPS software to help us provide state-of-the-art navigation, geotagging, and social network sharing of the Shenandoah Ecoventure 2009. Photographs, waypoints, and daily journal entries will be uploaded from the field using MotionX iPhone software to a daily trip log designed special for us,
American Conservation Film Festival selects “Shenandoah, Voices of the River”
September 16, 2009
The Film Selection Committee of the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF) informed us this week that “Shenandoah: Voices of the River” has been selected for screening at this year’s festival, scheduled for November 5-8, 2009, in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia!
Shenandoah Ecoventure gears up with Mountain Trails
August 31, 2009
Arthur Kearns of Winchester’s premier outfitter is an invaluable sponsor and supporter of The Shenandoah Ecoventure 2009. He opened up after hours last week to help carefully outfit the crew. We are leaving plenty of time to break in the new boots. Advice on breaking in new boots!