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Listening to the Prairie: Farming in Nature's Image

November 18, 2000 – March 31, 2001

Museum: Natural History Museum

Location: 2nd Floor, North West Wing (Hall 25)

This interactive exhibition on agriculture in the North American prairie explores the human history of the prairies and features 4 farmers who use techniques that maximize their output while preserving the prairie lands. Included are an illustrated mural, a windmill, and a touch screen display that connects items in a shopping cart with their prairie source.

Sponsored by the Forces of Change Program.