Trustees’ Awards for Volunteering open for entries

Volunteering is at the heart of the work of the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s work. More than 1,000 volunteers are working with us to help protect Scotland’s wildlife for the future.

Our Trustees’ Awards for Volunteering celebrate the broad range of activities carried out by our volunteers, and the enormous impact that they have on our work.

This year there are four categories, including new awards for groups and young people. The winners of each award will be announced by Chair Linda Rosborough at our National Members’ Day, held online on Saturday 5 September.

Our inaugural lifetime achievement award was presented  to David Shenton in 2018

Categories

Young volunteer

Awarded to a volunteer aged 18-30 who has made a significant positive difference to Scotland’s wildlife at a local or national level.

Group award

Awarded to a group of volunteers whose collective work has made a significant positive difference to Scotland’s wildlife at a local or national level.

Species champion

Presented to a volunteer who has championed a single species and made a significant contribution to its conservation at a local or national level.

Lifetime achievement

Awarded to a volunteer who has demonstrated great commitment and dedication to wildlife conservation over many years.

How to enter 

Anyone can nominate a Scottish Wildlife Trust volunteer for these awards. To make a nomination, please send a brief outline of the impact that the volunteer’s work has had and why they are an example for others.

Nominations should be sent by email to Peter Gilbert, pgilbert@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk, by Friday 21 August.

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Volunteering is at the heart of the work of the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s work. More than 1,000 volunteers are working with us to help protect Scotland’s wildlife for the future. …

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