The Awe on our Doorstep

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The Awe on our Doorstep

Look at this beautiful oak! This old king – right in the middle of the footpath, in a field between Horningsea and Clayhythe. I love it. Zelda and I always stop to marvel and smile at it – it makes my heart swell.

Trees – they fill us with wonder and spark our imaginations. They hold our history and culture, remind us to play, and inspire art, language, and creativity. They are the awe on our doorsteps.

I love that the Tree Charter is a people powered movement, and was proud to ask the City Council to commit to it, and proud to be working with Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination and the Cambridge Canopy Project.

Creativity. Nature. Collaboration, and Hope. x


https://www.pechakucha.com/presentations/art-trees-and-the-awe-on-our-doorstep

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The Awe on our Doorstep

By Hilary Cox Condron; Artist-Activist

This story is part of a new gallery of images and voices gathered to celebrate Tree Charter Day 2020. You can support the Tree Charter and celebrate Cambridge’s Urban forest by:

Exploring the gallery of trees and voices gathered for this celebration
Signing the Tree Charter
Downloading the Cambridge Canopy Project creative activity pack
Sharing your story with others - #camtrees
Following @CamCanopyProj on Twitter to keep updated on all things ‘Urban Forest’