Conservation & Charities

Supported through my Artwork  

1996/02                   English Nature
2002                        The Dorset Wildlife Trust
2003                        The Born Free Foundation
2003 -                      Orangutan Foundation International U.K
2004 -                      Dorset Bat Group
2004 -                      The Labrador Lifeline Trust
2004                        Orangutan Foundation International U.S.A
2005                        J.R.Whippet Rescue - Reg. Charity No: 326479
2005                        ARAS & German Shepherd Inn
2005                        Greyhounds in Need - Reg. Charity No: 436845
2006 -                      The Barn Owl Trust - Reg. Charity No: 299835
2007                        Vincent Wildlife Trust
2007                        Jigsaw Cancer and Blood Disorders Appeal - Royal Bournemouth Hospital
2007                        The Shawnee Mission Labrador Club - Kansas U.S.A
2007/8                     Borneo Orangutan Survival U.K
2007/8                     U.K Wolf Conservation Trust

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If you can help any of these excellent charities, they would love to hear from you.  
More activities, photos and information will be posted shortly.

Dorset Bat Group

1994 - Member of Dorset Bat Group
Involved in BCT roost site, waterway and bat surveys

1999 - Bechstein Bat Data Collection, Dorset. Working with Colin from the Vincent Wildlife Trust

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2003 - Bat Rescuer & Carer
2006 - Registered Bat Carer
2007 - Pipistrelle bat having dinner


Please note: this photograph was taken
before the guidance re: handling bats.

For personal protection,
it is imperative when handling bats  

2011 - July - Received 5 of 50 baby Pips found abandoned in a cardboard box.  

Cared for and trained them ready for release the following Spring.  
2011 - Winter - Training for Bat License
2013 - Member of Wiltshire Bat Group

Our makeshift bird hospital. On this occassion 
Dove rescue. Found injured; rehabbed & released

2007 - Wolf Conservation with the UKWCT

Walking with wolves, in preparation for the illustration of two Wolf Books.


2009 - UK Wolf Conservation Trust
'New Era for Wolves and Humans', and 'World of Wolves'. UKWCT specialist adviser, Denise Taylor, was the project manager for the book, and commissioned the accomplished wildlife artist, Susan Shimeld, on behalf of the Trust to produce a series of unique drawings and sketches to illustrate the book.


1976 - Rallies, Bournemouth IWC meeting, Rainbow Warrior and Sirius - Photos to follow

Friends of the Earth

1977 - 1979 - Bournemouth FOE Office, campaigns & activities. Photos to follow

Margaret Green Animal Rescue

1988 - Photos to follow

Orangutan Foundation UK

In 2003, invited to display artwork at a Seminar held at the Zoological Society of London. The Seminar was held in honour of Birute Galdikas, founder of the Orangutan Foundation. Photos to follow

Below are many of the groups I have supported over the years.  Some of the groups are no longer in existence whilst others have since been renamed and continue to do great work to this day.

Please support the good work of the groups mentioned below.  

Zoo Check - now known as Born Free
League Against Cruel Sports
Orangutan Foundation International
Born Free
World Land Trust
Dorset Wildlife Trust
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
Ape Alliance
The Gorilla Organisation
Water Aid
Compassion in World Farming
Animals Asia
International Rhino Fund
The Brooke
Woodland Trust
Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital