EcoVenture Day 5 Webcast

httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et74QB2EpFE Shenandoah U’s Kelley Mitchell recounts the climb to Mary’s Rock, the highlight of the day, lifting spirits and providing some magical moments. The rush of gusting winds only intensified the power and wonder of this place.

EcoVenture Day 4 Webcast

httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-ahijUufoU Environmental studies major and eagle scout, John Stevens, recaps Day 4 of the Ecoventure, what he describes as the most strenuous physically so far, but one where the group’s bonding became most evident. Doc Copenhaver, true to his calling, tends to the feet of the Ecoventure flock, including a duck…

EcoVenture Day 3 Webcast

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrpzTcuVekk October 5, 2009 Imagine the Appalachian Trail as your classroom and receiving instruction from the likes of William McShea, Senior Research Scientist with the Smithsonian Institute; T’ai Roulston, ecologist from Blandy Experimental Farm; and Wendy Cass, botanist with the National Park Service. These presentations were the special highlights of Day 3 of the Shenandoah […]

EcoVenture Day 2 Webcast

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6aHPsTcgF4 October 4, 2009 “Travis is up at 5 am…..” so says John Copenhaver. Hike to Compton’s Peak and beyond, on a beautiful day for hiking. Naturalist T’ai Roulston from Blandy Experimental Farm joins the team for a host of mini-lectures….

EcoVenture Day 1 Webcast

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqSef9XODxs 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 […]

The Downstream Project and Shenandoah University Partner to Offer Shenandoah EcoVenture 2009

WINCHESTER, VA (July 16, 2009) – The Downstream Project, a non-profit organization founded to inspire solutions to ecological issues, and Shenandoah University have collaborated to launch Shenandoah EcoVenture 2009. This fall, five Shenandoah University students and Faculty Leader John Copenhaver will join The Downstream Project field crew as mountains, trails and the Shenandoah River become […]