Flight of the Passenger Pigeon


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  • Host Department: Museum of Natural History
  • Date: 09/14/2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Museum of Natural History

  • Description:

    Highlights the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon as a call to action for conservation, with a visit to the exhibit, A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon; an opportunity to fold origami passenger pigeons; a visit an art installation simulating the arrival of a flock of 1 billion passenger pigeons; poetry by Keith Taylor; the film, From Billions to None, highlighting the pigeons’ plight; a visit to the art exhibit Moving Targets: Passenger Pigeon Portrait Gallery  at the nearby Dana Bldg.