Chris Packham’s wildlife photography arrives at Moors Valley Country Park A collection of stunning wildlife photographs by lifelong naturalist, broadcaster and author Chris Packham is on display at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, near Ringwood from 16 July – 28 August. Familiar to 4 million viewers across the UK as the new presenter of BBC’s Springwatch, Chris is known internationally as one of the world’s most inventive wildlife photographers. His stated mission is to infuse the world of wildlife photography with a little more artistic content and his images portray the overwhelming and simple beauty of the natural world. “We are really looking forward to hosting Chris’s wildlife photography exhibition,” said Katie Davies, Countryside Interpretation Ranger. “Anyone who has seen Chris on Springwatch will be aware of his affinity with the natural world. “At Moors Valley we want to encourage more people to get out and about and enjoy our local countryside and we know our visitors are going to be really inspired by his work.” Unlike many of the major photography exhibitions that take place at Moors Valley, Chris Packham’s images are for sale and may be bought and taken home that same day. The exhibition is open every day from 9am – 5pm. There is no entrance fee but parking charges do apply.
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Local wildlife enthusiasts will also be fascinated by information now available on Moors Valley’s new website. As well as details of all the facilities available at the Park and a comprehensive events list, you’ll also find a month-by-month guide to the wildlife you are most likely to spot in the 750 acre Park. Why not check it out before you visit? For more information go to the website www.moors-valley.co.uk or call the Rangers on 01425 470721.
Chris Packham, Naturalist and Broadcaster
Just one of Chris Packham’s amazing wildlife photographs — many more of which will be on display and for sale
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