Here are some links that you may find of interest and that are relevant to our work.
The Landscape Institute is the Royal Chartered body for landscape architects, professionals who inspire people to expect the best from the natural and built environments.
The RSA is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability to help close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.
Abbas Ecology (formerly Dorset Ecological Consultancy) offers an independent and professional wildlife consultancy service, helping land managers to stay on the right side of Wildlife Law, manage for wildlife in the context of multi-land use and providing the know-how to enhance land for the benefit of a wide range of species.
Dorset Wildlife Trust was founded in 1961 as a charity to promote nature conservation through the study, monitoring and management of nature reserves. It offers advice to landowners and managers; stands up for wildlife in the fight to prevent inappropriate development; and works to influence decision-makers up to government level.
Richard Kindersley is a craftsman who produces architectural lettering, inscriptions, standing stones and other sculptural work. Some key pieces include work on Tower Bridge and the M25 Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, V&A Museum, Keele University and many others in the UK and abroad.
Reece mostly carves in stone and wood, enjoyying the engagement with these materials, their history and structure and the challenge of the reductive process which carving requires. There is a directness and immediacy to his work which has lead to him being commissioned to make sculpture for many parks, towns, playgrounds and schools throughout the country. Most notably the Princess Diana Memorial Playground, Grizedale Forest and the Eden Project.
The NHS Forest is an exciting national project coordinated by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. The project’s central aims include improving health of staff, patients and communities through increasing access to green space on or near to NHS land, and greening the NHS Estates - with a target of 1 tree per employee to be planted, amounting to an 'NHS Forest' of 1.3 million trees.
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare is inspiring people to realise the vital importance of the overlap between their wellbeing and environmental sustainability, particularly in the field of healthcare.