Blue Bird on Common Mullein
Todd Wohlt (Wisconsin, b. 1968-2016)
Todd Wohlt became interested in woodcarving at age 12 after discovering an old rig of hunting decoys belonging to his grandfather. In 1991, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Steven’s Point. Wohlt is recognized as one of the best wildlife wood carvers in the world. In 1990, he won the title of “Best in World” at the Ward World Championship and he continued to participate in wood carving competitions around the world, until he passed away in 2016.
Paired Berlet Film title:
Bluebirds: Bring Them Back
Photographers: Walter and Myrna Berlet, Allen King, Steve Maslowski
Narration: Jimmy Launce
The three North American species of bluebird have faced threats from humans and from other competitors. Nest boxes can help them thrive, and the film explains how to place and maintain these boxes. The film also describes bluebird protection projects underway in the United States.