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Slideshow of photos of the new venue

Posted by Daniel 
Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 07:52AM
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:19AM
camping area looks nuff comfyu!!!

BIG UP Boonville!!!



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ROB
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:23AM
Atleast it won't be as dusty as Frog town.........................................ROB
Ummmmm.....
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:26AM

Do cows walk through here too?

Just wondering: I need to know how many tarps to lay down so I'm not laying directly in cow-chips...
papa wheelie
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:44AM
Hey Daniel,could you at least mow the lawn or rent some goats. After we could curry them.
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:05AM
I think the Boontling term for John Deere is Bahsheer.....




These are a very devout crew of mowers, who always take sundays off so as to spend time bonding with their family, so I was unable to catch them in action that day...

Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:37AM
Not much shade there.
francesca
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:39AM
Looking nice. Lots of shade for the village stage...thanks daniel for posting pics.

Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:44AM
True about the shade SS, but keep in mind that the temperatures in Boonville will not be as unbearable as it waz in 'Devi'ls Camp', especially the first year there....

But as always, bring lots of tarps to make shade with, water to offset the heat, and sunscreen for those of you who are melanin deficient.
jb welda
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:47AM
>sunscreen for those of you who are melanin deficient.

does the "melanin deficient" part really make a difference? maybe visibly but i think everyone suffers the same effects whether you see it or not.

one love
jah bill
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:58AM
Thanks for the pix Daniel. Looks like a very nice place. I checked the temperature averages for June in Boonville. It reflected the avg high being 80F and the avg low being 61F.



Faith = Strength
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 11:06AM
Daniel, all those people camping on top of those beautiful wildflowers will not kill them will it? I know the flowers won't be in bloom then, but wondered what the overall effect of camping on those grounds will have on the return life of the wildflowers?



"love shines brighter than the morning sun"
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 11:14AM
Well Sis, as I understand it, people have been camping in that area for years now during the Mendo County Fair that takes place in September and it hasn't seemed to have a negative impact on the flowers.

My guess is that those sheep will have removed any trace of the flowers long before the campers arrive...
TR-808
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 11:27AM
those look like a some kind of seasonal clover.. i wouldn't worry about it

there are two factors to consider how flora can handle impacts like those associated with something like SNWMF: resistance and resiliance. sista irie will be glad to know that grasses rank at the top of both lists, being resistant to impacts, and if impacted, typically resilient enough to grow back easily.

secondly, there are two factors to measure when anticipating what impacts might be on flora: concentration and duration. in this case, there will be significant concentration, but for a pretty short duration.

overall i wouldn't anticipate any lasting effects.

you can measure these kinds of things on bigger scales, say like a national park or wilderness area, and determine what a "carrying capacity" might be for a certain area based on the resistance and resilience of it's flora.

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pale ryder
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 11:33AM
I am getting very stoked on this location. Looks like there will be ample shade for rejuvination. Now it just needs to stop raining, I think all the aquifers have been replentished...
mosiahigh777
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 01:50PM
Daniel, will there be family camping still??!! Looks good!!
HIGHPRAISE
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 02:09PM
Yee Haw !Tha Boonies smiling smiley
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 02:38PM
Yes, there will be family camping as well as alter-able camping. The details as to where those will be are being worked on as i type this, but it will be the same kind of area as in the picture (ie. green and lush)
reggaefan
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 04:02PM
Not sure if it's ok to post google images like this...

In the slideshow, that grandstand is a nice feature.

First picture in this thread - is that Zoki inspiration with good vibes?



Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 04:47PM
reggaefan. Please email me that image in as large a version as your ISP can handle.... give thanx
jb welda
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 04:51PM
it appears to be right here daniel:

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i think you can just save it from there.

one love
jah bill
jb welda
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 04:52PM
oops but it just occurred to me maybe thats because reggaefan *put* it there!

never mind

one love
jah bill
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:01PM
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:09PM
Yeah, but i was wanting a larger version so i could do more of this without having to download and install the google earth software.....

miguel
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:16PM
looks great. the only thing i liked about the old place was the hill for the main stage...it was nice to be elevated and staggered
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:27PM
What's a Hoou-up? LOL looks sweeeeeeet. will it be green like that in June? Which camping area will they fill up first? It would kinda suck to be waaaaaay out there in that top right corner.
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:29PM
If it's elevated and staggered you want miguel, that granstand will hold about 1,500 people. While 'the hill' was great to sit and watch the music, i found it difficult to dance on and got more excercise then i needed every year on account of it...
Jahsprey
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:29PM
I plan on being fully elevated and staggered by late Sunday afternoon, despite the flat terrain.

Peace.
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:48PM
It's an RV dating service...It's kind of hard to tell for sure, but judging from the slightly greenish tinge of green on the top pasture, i would venture to say the google image was taken early July. By august, those fields would be completely dry. If we have a 'normal' rain season, the venue should look just like the (unaltered) photo...
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:50PM
looks like houses are around and we will have to be good little boys and girls and shout after curfew
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 05:53PM
"While 'the hill' was great to sit and watch the music, i found it difficult to dance on and got more excercise then i needed every year on account of it..."

I always kind of enjoyed the exercize from the hill at Angels Camp. Made it real easy to get to sleep after a long day of going up and down that hill countless times. I admit, except for Sherriff Dinkins I'm gonna miss a lot of things about the Angel's Camp site, but looking forward to Booneville. Peace



Dr. Suess (aka Ras James)
Irie Sounds International
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 06:02PM
Daniel - how long do you think we have before the camping spaces sell out?
reggaefan
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 06:11PM
SNWMF 2006 welcomes...


Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 07:26PM
Give thanks TR 808...we lost so many beautiful locations of wildflowers in Texas. I am glad to know how resilient these are.
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:19PM
3 STAGES? OR IS ONE OF THOSE THE DANCE HALL?
jb welda
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 08:58PM
nice job reggaefan!

yes jp one of those (the middle rectangular one) is the dancehall.

one love
jah bill
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 04, 2006 09:23PM
LOL - hilarious reggaefan. If that doesn't get zoki out here nothing will...
reggaefan
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 05, 2006 11:10AM
Yes, well, I'm glad someone enjoyed my new low in photoshop efforts --- I knew my maturity level couldn't stay high too long......
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"If that doesn't get zoki out here nothing will.."

Dubguy - I'm guessing Zoki will buy his plane ticket only after Gordon Tent is confirmed.

Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 06, 2006 12:43PM
looks great daniel, the only thing that looked a bit distressing was the seating area at the main stage, do 1200 of us really wanna hang out on benches under tin roof shade.... even tho the temp sounds better, you can't beat the first years of trying to get cooled down under the misting tarps... hey what can I say, we all gotta respect what we loved about Angels Camp and Marysville, it brought us here today... see everyone soon, though I won't be kickin' it in the bleachers...I'll be lounging in the grass with a spray bottle, what would SNWMF be without that, I'd have to revamp my whole camping box.... smiling smiley

Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 06, 2006 02:36PM
Well, i figure there is enough room for about 8,000 people on the grassy lawn area. With tickets limited to just 5,000, there will be plenty of room even if NOBODY wants to sit in the bleachers. Why distress over something that apparently will have no impact on you? Unless it gets blistering hot (which is really not likely), I can't imagine sitting in their either, but the way I see it, more options is better than less...
alisha
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 10, 2006 08:43AM
sit in bleachers????who sits at a reggae show???
boonville is very pretty right now-gorgeous little part of mendo
can't wait!
HIGHPRAISE...what a nerd
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 10, 2006 09:39AM
Hey that was good info. Thanks for giving me the quick F.Y.I. I learned some thing today!! Take care!! Forrest
guy
Re: Slideshow of photos of the new venue
April 10, 2006 11:07AM
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