Art as habitat: a bug-hotel panel of bark, twigs, and other materials set in a metal frame, to be hung on a wall. Design and photograph by Caitlin Atkinson

A Manifesto for the Urban Hedgerow

Urban Hedgerow is a campaign to invite more wild animals and plants into our garden and city spaces. It’s an effort to link projects around the globe that are transforming our relationship to the habitats we humans most conspicuously dominate: our cities, suburbs, and towns. Urban Hedgerow seeks to seduce people through art and garden-making to examine and expand their tolerance for the other creatures in their midst….