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Saturday, 16 May 2009

£5m Island project to build memorial to extinct species

An Ambitious £5million project to create an extinct species memorial on Portland has been unveiled.

And this weekend stone-carvers will begin to chip away at the founding blocks for the scheme.

A festival is being organised at Bowers Quarry tomorrow and Sunday offering young and old the chance to make their contribution to the Mass Extinction Memorial Observatory project, known as MEMO.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 15th May 2009

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