Illustration commission that visualised changing landscapes as part of a nature restoration project, to facilitate conversations between project stakeholders
Client: North York Moors National Park was working as part of its project with Revere, a collaboration between National Parks UK and international development organisation Palladium.
As part of a private equity nature restoration pilot project in North York Moors National Park, the team at NYMNP and Revere wanted to support the project team's engagement with land managers and wider stakeholders by commissioning visualisations that illustrated specific ways the pilot project aimed to affect the valley's landscape, biodiversity, food production activities etc, to help allay anxieties.
The requirement was to depict the changing landscape from a hilltop and a riparian perspective in the Esk Valley, each at three points in time: 1) current state; 2) in 5 years time; 3) in 30 years time.
The key emphases, features and details to change over time were established in discussion with project officers and ecological experts.
Outputs were tailored for promotional and explanatory materials for client events and presentations including event posters, digital presentations and project ebooks and reports.
Additional spot illustrations focused on key features for the project, including the development of forest grazing, specific wildflower mixes and the establishment of red clover.