ENVIRONMENT

Within the natural environment, working on projects that bring people and nature together, engaging with local communities, empowering people to create art through informative creative activities and to develop a deeper connection with and appreciation for their local natural environment.

Lizard bench
Lizard bench

Celebrating the Sand Lizard Photo Credit Ted Onnk

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Glass Sea View
Glass Sea View

Remebering the numberous ship wrecks off the Sefton Coast

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Bird Bench detail
Bird Bench detail

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Lizard bench
Lizard bench

Celebrating the Sand Lizard Photo Credit Ted Onnk

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Coastline Traces

Sefton Coast Landscape Partnership’s commission creating a series of six sculptures at key points along the Sefton Coastal Path holding artwork by the local community. Each individual sculpture  offers a unique creative response to a different aspect of the coastal heritage, history or landscape, representing a creative and informative view of the coast.

www.coastlinetraces

sand lizard
sand lizard

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sand lizards
sand lizards

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A lounge of Lizards
A lounge of Lizards

Over 200 lizard were made during the day

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sand lizard
sand lizard

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Sand Lizards

Celebrating the nationally rare sand lizard that can be found on Sefton Coast, this day event engaged with members of the public,  where they created and decorated their own sand lizards

Ancients of the Future
Ancients of the Future

There is something about ancient trees that inspires wonder; they are often rich in history and cultural heritage. But ancient trees, historic wood pasture and parkland are also some of the most important and exciting habitats for wildlife in the UK. An astonishing amount of UK wildlife is reliant on these ancient trees – over 2,000 species. The trees seem indomitable, their habitats and wildlife secure, but actually they are under threat and declining

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Colour in the margins
Colour in the margins

The colourful hues of cornfield flowers were once a familiar part of our arable landscape. Sadly they are also the fastest declining suite of plants in the UK. Fascinating, sometimes rare, and often overlooked - they are frequently threatened by the arable farming on which they depend. This has a knock-on effect for other wildlife, including ground beetles, bats and birds.

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Back from the Brink Report
Back from the Brink Report

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Ancients of the Future
Ancients of the Future

There is something about ancient trees that inspires wonder; they are often rich in history and cultural heritage. But ancient trees, historic wood pasture and parkland are also some of the most important and exciting habitats for wildlife in the UK. An astonishing amount of UK wildlife is reliant on these ancient trees – over 2,000 species. The trees seem indomitable, their habitats and wildlife secure, but actually they are under threat and declining

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Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink is one of the most ambitious conservation projects ever undertaken. Its aim – to save 20 species from extinction and benefit over 200 more through 19 projects that span England. Part of this was creative activities and events engaging the public to discover, value and act. - helping to bring back from the brink of extinction some of England’s most threatened species of animal, plant and fungi.

www.naturebfb.co.uk

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Beach Plastic Art

Working with the Sefton Coast Rangers to organise beach cleaning days. All plastics collected were cleaned and sorted into colours, some were spray painted. These plastics were then used during a family friendly art event at The Atkinson to create images inspired by the coastal landscape and flora. 

Mushroom Sculpture
Mushroom Sculpture

Comma Residency, New Ferry Butterfly Park

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Painting installation
Painting installation

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Mushroom Sculpture
Mushroom Sculpture

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Mushroom Sculpture
Mushroom Sculpture

Comma Residency, New Ferry Butterfly Park

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Comma Art 

Comma Art residency in New Ferry Butterfly Park, developing sculptures for the park and installation work in a local shop. Working with the community to deliver painting workshops, using reclaimed materials.

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Pledge for the Planet

Commissioned by the West Lancashire Rangers to deliver a two day art activity during their annual Green Fayre.  Pledge for the Planet was designed to get people to make a little difference in their life to help protect our planet..