Tansy Beetle mural for York

by Amy-Jane Beer in York, England, United Kingdom

Tansy Beetle mural for York
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On 1st September 2019 we successfully raised £3,040 with 70 supporters in 56 days

A new landmark public artwork, the 'Jewel of York', portraying the city's own rare, endemic tansy beetle.

by Amy-Jane Beer in York, England, United Kingdom

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Quentin Holden 22nd August 2019

www.beeeater.co.uk is a brand new York based online wildlife gift and homewares shop helping York's unique and beautiful Tansy Beetle thrive into the future!

Paul Bartlett 21st August 2019

Chrysomelidae are some of the most abundant and widespread beetles in the world. Some are considerable pests, but most - like the glorious Chrysolina graminis - are handsome. We are fortunate to have such a lovely beetle on our riverside. This should be a lovely entrance to the city near the station My photos https://paulbartlett.zenfolio.com/tansybeetlechrysolinagraminis

gp-electrical 18th July 2019

This is so cool and exactly what I'd like to see more of in York. If possible I'd definitely like it to be bigger though and with friends :-)

snufkin 12th July 2019

Love the idea of a mural featuring a shiny green tansy beetle. What a fabulous project to support!

Ms Maria Sitnikova 9th July 2019

The ings around York are home to most Tansy beetles in the whole of UK. What a great way to celebrate their survival and also raise awareness to protect their environment from further degradation.

Lucy Hudson 9th July 2019

Super idea, bringing nature to all, and the Tansy beetle I have heard a lot about, working at the University for many years.

Mick Phythian 9th July 2019

This is a donation from sales of Buglife materials at Insect Festival 2019 in York on 7th July 2019 at the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows stand there.

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