Extreme Views – Feather Your Nest

Art Gene’s Habitat to Habitation project – bringing wildlife to Barrow’s backyards.
The first phase of a 4 year initiative to further invest in Barrow’s title:

‘The  No. 1 Borough in England for the Number and Quality of its Natural Heritage Assets’.


 As awarded by the RSA, 2017.

Join us for a free walk & talk and free Sausage Sandwich sign-up event!

We have designed 3 easily assembled bird boxes in the style of different housing types of Barrow for you to decorate and keep. We are hosting 3 free walks and talks around different locations of Barrow as well as 3 free sausage sandwich sign-up events for our bird box making workshops, where you can work with Art Gene artists to design your bird box interior and assemble them together.
  • Be inspired by the nature in and around your homes, as well as the town’s diverse assets
  • Get hands on and build a haven for wildlife to diversify your streets
  • Learn how to attract wildlife to your backyards and listen to a talk by Natural England’s ornithological expert on nesting birds

We kick of the year with Feather Your Nest open events for Ormsgill, North Walney and Hindpool residents
(see the detail below).
As the Extreme Views programme develops please return to this page to see what you can be involved with, and how you can experience our amazing local landscape.

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