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Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US

Bio:

Katy Tanis is a fabric designer, explorer, illustrator and children’s book author. She recently moved back to her home state of New Jersey, and now lives and works at the Jersey shore. She spends most of her days chasing deadlines but occasionally wanders to far-off places, like Madagascar, where she chases primates instead. Her work is inspired by specific ecosystems and the wonderful webs of life that they contain. She has a soft spot for the weirdos of the animal kingdom. She’s never met a color she didn’t like.

Maps By Katy Tanis

Keep the Shore Golden by Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US

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KEEP THE SHORE GOLDEN is a campaign to encourage NJ Shore families to keep seaside goldenrod in their yards. Goldenrod is a vital plant to the Jersey Shore ecosystem but is often mistaken for a weed. When homeowners plant native we can combat suburban sprawl by making habitat connections for pollinators and other small animals.
https://www.daughterearth.com/keeptheshoregolden

Primates of Southwest Uganda by Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US

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Primates and the national parks you can find them in the South of Uganda. Including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, grey cheeked mangabey, Ugandan red colobus, L'hoest's monkey, eastern black and white colobus, blue monkey, golden monkey, red tailed monkey, olive baboon, vervet monkey, potto, and bush babies. Parks: Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. I used elements from a fabric collection I collected for Blend Fabrics.

Wildlife in San Francisco, California by Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US

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Includes the San Francisco's Parrots of Telegraph Hill and Pier 39's Sea Lions

World Rhino and Pangolin Numbers by Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US

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The number of rhinos of each species left and the conservation status of rhinos and pangolins. See the full infographic here: http://www.daughterearth.com/blog/poachinginfo