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Nigerian visitor teaches kids about nature through art, science & fireflies

IBIYINKA ALAO PAINTS with Elliot Pask during a workshop at the Ilsley Public Library on Monday. The Nigerian Art Ambassador spoke and painted with 300 kids in Addison County during a nine-day artist residency as part of ongoing collaborations with Middlebury College biology professor Greg Pask. Independent photo/John S. McCright

“Sometimes we are so possessive of the earth that we want to use up all of its offerings, but we should remember that we are all only on earth for a very short time. It’s not something that we own but something that we are renting for a very short while.”

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