Forests, Fields, and the Falls: About this Project

About This Project

What’s new in Forest, Fields and the Falls?

  • Professional narration available for the stories
  • Works on mobile devices, including iPads
  • Glossary for challenging words
  • Simplified version of the Flour Milling story
  • Accessibility features


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This creation of this site is supported by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership, and a lifetime of learning, as well as generous funding from the State of Minnesota.


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Invioni   invioni web strategy and design

Steve Boyd-Smith, Curator/Project Manager
Tina Tennessen, Lead Researcher
Ned Zimmerman-Bence, Instructional Designer

2016 Version Credits

Video Narrator: Kathy Hardy
Joseph DeLaittre: Walt Weaver
Melvin Frank: Ross Young
Mary Carpenter: Sondra Reierson
E.V. Smalley: E.J. Subkoviak

Special thanks to the descendents of the DeLaittre Family, particularly Sally Sawyer.