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Sand Drawing Extravaganza!


Monday 06 August, 2018


Norfolk Wildlife Trust was on Cromer beach at the weekend creating sand drawings around a huge map of the British Isles drawn on the beach.

Sand in your Eye sand drawing company outlined the British Isles on Cromer beach, and members of the public then added their marine drawings around the edge.

Head of People and Wildlife at Norfolk Wildlife Trust, David North said: “We had a fantastic afternoon creating a huge sand drawing using nature’s giant sketch book to illustrate our vision for UK seas in the future – full of marine life and thriving. The sand drawing represents what we’re trying to achieve to increase the level of protection in place for our marine wildlife. It gives us the opportunity to engage people with how fabulous our seas are, the threats they face but most importantly what we can all do at home can do to help achieve this vision.”

Sand in your Eye said: “we like to create inspirational and fun pieces that will make you laugh and think, shout out in amazement, and perhaps even shed a tear.”

Thanks to everyone who came along. Read more about marine conservation here.
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