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  Our Water Stories: A Celebration of Door County's Relationship to Water.  “Declining freshwater mussels” Wendy Carpenter  Freshwater mussels are one of the most endangered groups of animals in North America.  My hand weaved acrylic paintings depict the declining journey for the native mussel “Unionid. The native mussels and clams of Lake Michigan are of particular interest to me because of their unique life history, importance to aquatic ecosystems, and use as indicators of change in water and habitat quality.   My mixed media (acrylics and fiber) work is painted on canvas, cut into strips, and hand weaved with an inlay...

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