Staffordshire Wildlife Trust enlisted Pollyanna Pickering to present a talk at Alton Village Hall on Friday, September 13.
Pollyanna is acclaimed as one of Europe's foremost wildlife artists.
The most published artist in the UK, her work sells in over eighty countries world wide.
She is patron of the Wildlife Art Society International, and the University of Derby recently awarded her an honorary degree in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the arts.
A familiar face on TV, the most recent documentary about her work Made in England was broadcast on BBC 1.
Pollyanna is passionate about wildlife and equally passionate about accurately interpreting her subjects.
She is a champion of environmental conservation, both on the national and international stage, and is an indefatigable campaigner for the welfare of endangered, sick and vulnerable creatures.