Habitat Blanket design brief: Locate "pillow and cradle" topography with nearby water source in woodland. Micro-grade sleeping shelf and slope to low-point. Lay "Hudon's Bay Company" inspired birch blanket over modified dug out. Stack stones along west side of habitat blanket. Kids, groundhogs and skunks will dig it. Photography by Pat Moore.
Nurse Stump Site Marker, Acrylic on Slate, 9X14"
One of six hand-painted Woodland Signs, collaboration with lettering artist John Cronan, highlighting pressing local environmental issues and everyday ecological phenomena in the Adirondack woodlands.
Timber Hibernaculum, Spray Paint and Wood, 5’X9’X4’
The installation pictured is a hibernaculum designed to focus attention on an otherwise unremarkable woodland sight, a stack of wood. Wood pile is brightly painted to highlight its function as seasonal hibernaculum opportunity for solitary bees, ladybirds, and lacewings, all of which can use this structure to lay eggs or seek winter shelter.
Trail Marker No. 4, Rope, In Situ Sapling and Glacial Talus
Site-specific trail marker highlights a geological process in action: a tree’s ability to hold a hill in place. The piece pictured is one of six trail markers that leads folks to points of ecological interest on the 30-acre property.
Woodland Sign: Firewood Quarantine
One of six hand-painted Woodland Signs, collaboration with lettering artist John Cronan, highlighting pressing local environmental issues and everyday ecological phenomena.
Trail maker as part of wayfinding system connecting landscape installations along Hiberncaculum Art Trail.