16 Dec '11, 2pm

This artist's designs are for the birds... literally: Fun new @TreeHugger post on eco-art that's also wildlife habitat

This artist's designs are for the birds... literally: Fun new @TreeHugger post on eco-art that's also wildlife habitat

© Lynne Hull A 'tree' built for colony-nesting waterbirds near a reservoir in Derbyshire, England. With the Arctic sea ice they depend on melting due to climate change, couldn't polar bears use a few solar-powered floating platforms to help them hunt? And wouldn't a river-going barge covered with plants, shrubs, and small trees provide a nice replacement stop-over for migratory birds that are getting squeezed out of their normal resting places? Artist Lynne Hull 's "Polar Platform" and "Bird Barge" are just concepts right now, but the Colorado-based sculptor has been creating real art installations that double as actual wildlife habitat for more than two decades. Hull's "client list" includes "hawks, eagles , pine marten, osprey , owls , spider monkeys, salmon, butterflies , bees, frogs, toads, newts, bats , beaver, songbirds , otter, rock hyrax, small desert species, wate...

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