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    I soon figure out that I have just become friends with the ‘popular girls’ at Blackstone High called, ‘The Basics’. At my old school, we had ‘The Basics’ too, and they were mean to many people. I did not think I would actually become part of the popular crowd, but popularity does not faze me. I am just glad that I have friends now because apparently in this school, no one lets you become friends with them unless they invite you…

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    This past summer, I worked as a Resident Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA for Neighborworks Blackstone River Valley. This work has become a vibrant, central part of my life. Americorps solidified what I believe I want to do in my professional career, as I have gained invaluable professional experience in the nonprofit sector. But more than anything, I learned that there are engaged people that care about making a difference in the world, and that I want to be one of those people for the rest of my…

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    The Canal district in Worcester, Massachusetts is most accurately described as emerging. Despite its name, Worcester covered the Blackstone Canal in the late eighteen hundreds according to the Preservation Worcester website (Preservation Worcester). The lacking presence of the physical canal provides a decent metaphor for the status of the neighborhood, an area of the city that is lacking in terms of what it wishes it could be. Lynch argues that legibility of a city is vital to their…

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    Blackstone Case Study

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    Background The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) is a private equity firm founded in 1985 by two former employees of Lehman Brothers. In May 2007 the firm had $88.4 billion under management and had grown 41% annually since 2001.…

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    and Mrs. Jennings of Blackstone. They took away a fine lot of fish and vow they will return again. It is always the way; to once visit Blackstone insures a return. Another influential guest was the Chicagoan merchant Mr. Vernon. By 1905 Clevelanders were rediscovering the abundance of small-mouth black bass, wall-eyed pike and muskellunge. A group that had been staying at Stanley House on Lake Joseph on opposite shores from Gordon Bay stayed over a the Summer Resort: Dr. Frank Bunts, a surgeon…

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    A series of make shift dams and flumes are in place on the Blackstone River as it heads towards Blackstone Harbour from Crane used to control the log jams and to get the lumber up to Parry Sound. Also the river between Crane and Blackstone already had its first of several dams placed midway on its length. The Conger Lumber Co. operates throughout the area as the century headed towards its end. Other private interest companies such as Rankin Bros. subcontracting with Conger Lumber and later the…

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    For Nelson 's 21st birthday, Edward gave his son a 4 acre island that Nelson would suggestively designate as Phoenix Island. At the time of this gift, 1920, there were few trees taller than Nelson who stood 5 ' 9” due to a ferocious fire on the island around 1913. Nelson who knew the island before the fire likened the idea of the island 's recovering plants as a Phoenix, the mythological bird that cyclicly rises itself from the dead. A significant part of Nelson 's childhood was influenced by…

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    with the name first, but it surely does fit our feelings for the town. Growing up in Tillamook, I start to notice more and more of the horrifying damage the rain water and rivers do to our town. According to the Tillamook County Department of Community Development, "DO NOT ENTER FLOOD WATER!" flood…

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    Downstream of dams, marked changes in fish populations occur as a consequence of blockage of migration routes, disconnection of the river and floodplain, and changes in flow regime, physiochemical conditions, primary production and channel morphology(McCartney, 2009, pg. 128). Due to the changes in the fish population caused by dams, the 1996 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Animals includes 617 freshwater fishes (McCartney, 2009, pg.128). Fresh water…

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    snowpack melt in the summer. During upwelling events nutrient rich ground water would be brought up to the surface layers. If there is a spike in nutrient levels without any rainfall and low water temperature and low dissolved oxygen were observed, it usually implies to upwelling events. Upwelling can be localized and could also bring up the resting cysts of harmful plankton. Upwelling at known hotspots would lead to a bloom event during favorable conditions. A discrete sample was collected from…

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