State Shell of New Jersey: Knobbed Whelk
The Field Notes County Fair edition. Our tribute to the 50 states.
The stories of five birds driven to extinction in modern times and sculptor Todd McGrain's project to memorialize them. The film follows the road-trip that McGrain and his brother-in-law take as they search for the locations where the birds were last seen in the wild and negotiate for permission to install McGrain's large bronze sculptures there. In conjunction with Earth Day, it's being broadcast by American Public Television on over 200 public television stations this month (airing on WYCC in Chicago at 21:00CT Mon., April 8). -ab.04.08.13 #
A post from the daily flow of linkage called Fresh Signals, at Coudal.com.