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2013 Environmental Awards Reminder

2012 Award Plaques 2012 Award Plaques Zoom Shetland Amenity Trust is reminding local environmental projects that they have just over a week left to enter this year's Shetland Environmental Awards.

The Awards acknowledge projects that demonstrate sustainability, innovation and best practice in the conservation and enhancement of Shetland's Environment. With 2013 being the 25th year of the awards, the Trust is hoping for an array of entries from throughout Shetland.

Whilst there are no specific categories, nominations may come from projects associated with recycling & waste management, the built environment, habitat creation & land stewardship, prevention of litter & pollution, heritage &culture and environmental improvement & awareness.

The awards are again sponsored, and judged, by the major players within the environment sector in Shetland, including Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, Shetland Islands Council, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Shetland Civic Society, Visit Shetland and, of course, Shetland Amenity Trust. The awards event will also be sponsored, by the Total Laggan-Tormore Project. The event will be held in the Shetland Museum and Archives in November.

New for this year, applications can be completed online through the Shetland Amenity Trust website. Electronic application packs can also be requested through: info@shetlandamenity.org and paper copies from the Shetland Amenity Trust offices, Garthspool, Lerwick; call 01595694688.

The closing date for award applications is 12noon, Friday 13th September.