Independent Interpreter Todd Trigsted

852 In late 2000, the Center's Independent Interpreter program invited Todd Trigsted to present material about the copper landscape of Butte, Montana, site of the largest environmental remediation operation in the country, where he had been living and working for several years as an information specialist for the Environmental Protection Agency. Trigsted brought with him a vast collection of images, samples, teaching aides, and a CD-ROM he had prepared for the Center. An exhibition of this material was prepared, and opened to the public on January 19th, 2001, when Trigsted presented his material to a packed house on opening night. The exhibition was mounted on a wrap-around blackboard, which was annotated, enhanced, and scrawled on during his lively presentation, and remained so afterwards.

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