Search and rescue missions in the White Mountains are on the rise—and with it costly fines. The author dives into how rescue finances work, and if it’s still a reasonable model for New Hampshire.
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Calculate Mountain Elevation Like a Pro
Learn how experts measure the height of a mountain, plus some simple math to try it yourself.
Monitoring the Bicknell’s Thrush in the Maine Woods
Note: This article originally appeared on outdoors.org. Most birds start singing just before sunrise, and in June, that means 4 a.m. Dave Cowan had already cleaned up his campsite and was close to the summit of Maine’s Baker Mountain when he heard a flute-like “shreee.” “It was a Bicknell’s thrush,” Cowan, a longtime volunteer for theContinue reading “Monitoring the Bicknell’s Thrush in the Maine Woods”
Trail Days Turns a Tiny Appalachian Trail Town into One Big, Sweaty Party
Join author Kelleigh Welch as she attends the 2019 Trail Days festival in Damascus, VA.
Music Festival Business: The First Issue
In 2013, I was approached by a sales rep within my company to help start a B2B publication that focused on the production of music festivals. At the time, festivals were just starting to grow into the phenomenon they are now, so we wanted to get our hands into that side of the industry beforeContinue reading “Music Festival Business: The First Issue”
By Kelleigh Welch *Note: This article originally appeared in the October 2015 edition of Systems Contractor News. New York City’s skyline received an environmental makeover on August 1 with an animated display of the world’s most endangered animals projected onto 33 floors of the Empire State Building. This show, titled “Projecting Change: The Empire StateContinue reading “Projecting Change”
Surrounding Stockhausen’s Oktophonie
By Kelleigh Welch *Note: This article originally appeared in the April 2013 edition of Pro Sound News. New York’s Park Avenue Armory, known for its 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall, hosted a week of performances in March of German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Oktophonie, which immersed the audience into a space-age experience of light and sound.Continue reading “Surrounding Stockhausen’s Oktophonie”
Safety at Music Festivals
By Kelleigh Welch *NOTE: This article originally appeared in the August/September 2015 edition of Music Festival Business No matter the size of a festival, producers look at their multi-day events as a community—and with anywhere between 5,000 and into the 100,000s of people flocking to a festival site daily, organizers need to plan for theContinue reading “Safety at Music Festivals”
All That Jazz
By Kelleigh Welch Note: This article originally appeared in the September 2015 edition of Pro Sound News. At 4 p.m., the hall is empty. Everything is ready for the big night—the orchestra’s stands are perfectly arranged under the stage, the microphones are cleaned to add a little sparkle, her elaborate costumes are neatly arranged backstage—allContinue reading “All That Jazz”