Using tapestry weaving as an engagement tool for nature observation this Autumn in Salcombe in South Devon.
Posts Categorized: Citizen Science and Volunteering
Video footage of the rather strange experience of herding sheep across London bridge. This activity carried out as a charity fundraiser dates back to traditional rights of the Freemen of the City.
One of a small number of ‘raw cut’ video reflections on our relationship with the natural world. Filmed during a trip to the west coast of the USA.
For followers in London this may interest you. For others, consider, how could your town or city be greener? https://www.london.gov.uk/plant-a-tree
O k, so our posts have been a little sporadic, but that doesn’t mean nothing has been happening. In fact quite the opposite. In the last few weeks we have been hiking in Oregon (USA), watching Whales, herding sheep over London bridge and walking ancient drovers routes in Wales (amongst other things). We have also… Read more »
Chris Packham launches People’s Manifesto for Wildlife https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/19/chris-packham-launches-peoples-manifesto-for-wildlife?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Here is short film of Steve being interviewed about Nearly Wild Exploration at the Landscapes for life conference in July. In it Steve is asked to explain a little more about how he thinks we can reconnect with the natural world.
A short video explaining a little about Nearly Wild Exploration and what it means. Building nature back into everyday life
If you want to hear more about Nearly Wild Exploration, why not visit our stand at the Countryfile Live Show in August (2nd to 5th inclusive). https://countryfilelive.com We will be there with support from some of our partners, Small Woods Association ( http://smallwoods.org.uk/ )and the National Association, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – Landscapes for Life.org (http://www.landscapesforlife.org.uk/). Come… Read more »
We are very pleased to announce that we will be formally launching Nearly Wild Exploration and the new online portal at the Landscapes for Life Conference. This is part of the new relationship as a corporate partner of the National Association, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. http://www.landscapesforlife.org.uk/
Irene and I have just got back from a trip to Edinburgh where we saw her work, along with some amazing other pieces, in a national amateur tapestry exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland. It was interesting to note how many of the pieces where about some aspect of the natural world. Ever inspirational for… Read more »
Irene has been working hard at developing her tapestry weaving skills and currently has a piece in a national exhibition. Irene’s work focuses on ‘glimpses of nature’ and as she says herself, she is a Nearly Wild tapestry weaver. If you are interested to hear more about Irene’s work or attend one of her courses,… Read more »