Riverkeepers, researchers and volunteer monitors have long kept an eye on water quality from the ground and from the river. But, with the help of technology that’s suddenly far more accessible, they’re taking to the skies, too.
Once reserved for military operations or tech-savvy hobby flyers, unmanned aerial vehicles, also called UAVs or drones, have recently become so affordable and easy to fly that they are winding up in the hands of more environmentalists.
Pipeline opponents and watchdog groups are a perfect example …
Chesapeake Bay Journal | March 12, 2019