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Celebrate nature’s heroes at the Nature of Scotland Awards

Posted: 28th September 2018

Brought to you by RSPB Scotland and co-sponsored by Scottish Natural Heritage, since the launch of the Nature of Scotland Awards in 2012 over 50 winners have been recognised for their excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in Scottish nature conservation and we will soon be celebrating this year’s unsung heroes.

In a year of record nominations, join us on the 22 November at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh to celebrate the achievements of this year’s shortlist who include the school behind the #NaeStrawAtAw campaign, a therapeutic garden in the grounds of Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, a water vole relocation initiative and a company making bioplastic from fishing industry waste.

We’re particularly excited to reveal the winner of the new RSPB Young Nature Champion Award celebrating the achievements of young people (aged 8 to 26) making a positive impact on nature in Scotland. Our shortlist includes a young volunteer from the Rare Invertebrates in the Cairngorms project, a micro moth enthusiast, and a young person who volunteered over 2,000 hours to Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park before turning her passion into a career.

Hosted by TV presenter, writer and naturalist Kate Humble and BBC TV and radio presenter Euan McIlwraith, the prestigious black-tie presentation dinner will commence with a gin reception supported by the Botanist, followed by a three-course meal with wine before the achievements of those working hard to protect Scotland’s precious natural heritage are recognised.

Tickets are on sale now! Find out more about the Nature of Scotland Awards and download a dinner booking form today to book your place.

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