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An organizing page for LEAFFEST! ## Questions We tried proposing sessions in the form of questions this year, Jeopardy-style! [questions:leaffest] **** Past LEAFFEST info follows! ![LEAFFEST2013.jpg]( ##LEAFFEST 2013## **Learning Earth Appropriate Fact-Finding Environmental Science Tools** **When**: All weekend Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8, 2013 **Where**: [2878 Upper Plains Road,Salisbury, Vermont](,+Salisbury,+VT&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=43.578243,101.513672&t=h&hnear=2878+Upper+Plains+Rd,+Salisbury,+Addison,+Vermont+05769&z=16) ###[Some research notes with the tag LEAFFEST2013]( *(so we know how many are coming)* LEAFFEST is an open gathering of the Public Lab community to work on environmental tools and share ideas about environmental science and activism. Projects this year will include Infragram photography, development of the online tool [](, pole aerial photography, characterizing the spectral response of Infragram cameras, and topics yet to be determined. ###Four Free Workshops ####**Workshop**: [Infragram ]( **When**: Saturday, September 7, 1:00 to 3:00 PM **Leader**: [Chris Fastie]( **Content**: - What is Infragram photography and why should I do it? - How do you do it? Bring a camera with the IR block filter removed and we will convert it to Infragram! - Taking Infragrams -- We will capture some Infragram photos and process them to test hypotheses about patterns of plant health we observe in the yard. - Advanced topics -- Several experienced Infragram developers will be present. What do you want to know from them? . #### **Workshop**: Pole Aerial Photography **When**: Saturday, September 7, 3:00 to 3:30 PM **Leader**: [Ned Horning]( **Content**: Ned will demonstrate how to take photos from 10 m above the ground. He will explain his system of remote camera control, live video feed from the pole mounted camera, and his attempts to quantify the ground area captured by the camera for vegetation analysis. All participants will receive a free photo of the top of their head. . #### **Workshop**: Infragrammar **When**: Saturday, September 7, 8:00 to 8:30 PM **Leader**: [Jeff Warren]( **Content**: Infragrammar is a new way to interact with Infragram photos to explore how Infragram works and how to extract meaning from the derived images. Jeff will demonstrate how entering statements at the [Infragram Sandbox]( in his simple language can harness the power of Infragram to reveal patterns of plant health and discover new uses for the technology. . . #### **Workshop**: Camera response to infrared light **When**: Saturday, September 7, 8:30 to 9:30 PM **Leader**: [Don Blair]( **Content**: To better understand how to interpret Infragram photos, we need to describe how cameras capture infrared light. Don will demonstrate an experimental approach to tracing how near infrared light makes its way into the three color channels of consumer digital cameras (or does it?). . ###Stay the whole weekend or attend any part **Lodging: **There is plenty of room to camp in the yard and surrounding woods, and a some floor space inside. **Food:** [Food will come from here](, so there will be plenty of good things to eat. However, desserts and breakfast pastries don't grow in the garden.ツ **Rideshare: **[Here is a Google Doc]( for matching up riders and drivers. . Online Ticketing for LEAFFEST 2013 powered by Eventbrite . ####Some research notes from [LEAFFEST 2012]( . View Larger Map...

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zengirl2 "Hey, I enjoyed LeafFest and decided to share my thoughts on the experience (besides the pretty pics and projects from the blog post). This is more ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
liz " " | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "Oh no @Zengirl2, TY so much for posting the awesome hard-hitting journalistic expose of LEAFFEST at the Adafruit blog:" | Read more » about 7 years ago
zengirl2 "TY so much for posting the details of this test @cfastie and @warren! " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "@liz -- are you really against our making an activity guide for how to write a good activity? " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "At #leaffest-2016 we made a LOT of progress on activities! I noticed @kgradow compiled lots of existing #Coqui content into a grid at https://publi..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "I renamed this and converted it to a "Question" in the new Q&A system " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "We've been starting to work on a template, too! ## Goals Why you'd want to try this, what it accomplishes ## Activities to do first * link to ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "Ah! another -- "how many people are needed, or can do it together?" " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "@cfastie says: "common pitfalls" (at #leaffest)! Great idea. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "I dunno but check this out: I'll be bringing a mobius and different lenses, so you ca..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
kgradow1 "Is anyone planning to bring a microscope? (webcam or otherwise) " | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "Like this: " | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "Great. We should use #leaffest2016, because tweeting #leaffest is confounded with many other things. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "Here's the announcement for OSHWA's Documentation Days -- and I've listed our event on the events page at -- they'll t..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "Another idea for a session -- one on making great Github issues -- contributing for non-coders! We've had such success with our first-timers-only o..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "Maybe we can make an aerie of ourselves and Documentation Day spelled out in tomatoes... i'm excited for it! " | Read more » about 7 years ago
cfastie "That's a great idea to do a Documentation Day at LEAFFEST. It might require an entire day to wrestle the activity grids into shape. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "Hi Chris - OSHWA is organizing an October-long "documentation month" where different groups host 3h group hardware documentation sessions. We were ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
liz "me too! Trying to organize a van from NYC -- thanks for setting up that rideshare spreadsheet :) " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "I'll be there! Looking forward to it! " | Read more » about 7 years ago
eustatic "I suppose I am old school, and my job is to struggle to get more science and evidence into environmental decision making, but there are funding con..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
warren "I haven't read Collins, but I think the subject of how expertise could be reconfigured is very important, and have a few thoughts in response to yo..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
geraldmc "It’s important to specify whether the word science refers to the method of science or the current institutional practice of science. I think the t..." | Read more » almost 8 years ago