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Help launch the world's first Somatic Natural History Archive - a fun, creative approach to raising biodiversity awareness.

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The Somatic Natural History Archive

This project takes environmental education and wraps it in performance art.

With your support, I will conduct field research with 40 threatened species and perform their unique attributes in a series of public performances. Each performance will include a presentation from a local environmental scientist who will discuss regional wildlife protection initiatives.

All money raised through Kickstarter will fund the planning and implementation of these public performances - which will be produced throughout the country, starting with New York (NY), Santa Fe (NM), San Francisco (CA), and Keene (NH) in 2010. All efforts will be made to make these events as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Please considering making a pledge, and joining me in this biodiversity adventure!

Sincerely,

Karl Cronin

For more information, visit: http://dryearth.org/

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  • You selected
    $1 reward

    12 backers

    Access to all videos of field research sessions.
    Monthly e-mail updates on the status of the project.

  • You selected
    $20 reward

    6 backers

    Everything above, plus
    a Limited Edition SNHA badge (a Kickstarter exclusive).

  • You selected
    $40 reward

    7 backers

    Everything above, plus
    a Limited Edition copy of "The Making of the Archive" documentary film (Kickstarter exclusive).

  • You selected
    $100 reward

    2 backers

    Everything above, plus
    1-year membership to the Archive Pen Pal Club, in which you will receive hand-crafted updates by snail mail.

  • You selected
    $300 reward

    1 backer

    Everything above, plus an original, archival work on paper from the Traces series.

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    $500 reward

    0 backers

    Everything above, plus a private, guided, day-long field expedition in 2010-2011 for you and up to 5 friends.

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