Is your woodland something special? The Royal Forestry Society is looking for entrants for its annual Forestry Awards. The competition is regional, and next year it’s the turn of London and the South East. There are categories for Silviculture, Farm Woodland, and the Duke of Cornwall Multi-purpose Woodland, but also for Community Forestry and a Schools Award.
The prizewinners will be a “showcase” of best woodland management practice in London and the South-East, whether privately-owned or publicly funded. You don’t need to own a woodland to take part: the RFS hopes to see lots of entries from schools and community groups which have contributed to education and made woodland more accessible to a wider group of people.
Prizes of £1,000 for winners and £500 for runners up in each category will be awarded at the 2010 Bentley Weald Woodfair in September. Entries will be accepted from January 2010. For more details on the different categories and entering contact the Competition Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or download details from the RFS website www.rfs.org.uk