We need wetlands

We need wetlands

We hear a lot about trees and how we need to plant a lot more of them. But in our haste to do so we mustn’t forget about other habitats too. We need insect and invertebrate rich meadows and moorlands for our ground nesting birds and we need wetlands as well. A mixed landscape increases biodiversity and wetlands are a very important part of that mix.

Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests yet 40% of the world’s plants and animals live or breed on wetlands. So this series celebrates these special habitats. This woodcut follows the creek out through the salt marsh into the estuary towards Denny Island and the Welsh hills.

These are my first proof prints. The image size is 15 x 15 cm. The ink is applied thickly so I can inscribe words when it is still wet.


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We need wetlands

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