Scotland's Finest Woods Awards 2013 are now open for entry. (The deadline for entries is 31st March 2013.) There are four award categories with a total of £6,750 of prize money.
Community Woodlands Awards
Community-based projects are invited to compete for this Scotland-wide award with two competitions, one for projects with a 'health and wellbeing' focus and a second for those focusing on 'economic development and regeneration'. The Tim Stead Trophy and £2,000 of prize money are up for grabs.
New Native Woods Award
New native woodland projects are invited to compete for this award: the Woodland Trust Scotland Trophy and £1,000 are there to be won.
Quality Timber Awards
Focusing on growing quality timber, woodland owners are invited to compete in our three competitions with three trophies and £3,000 of prize money at stake: the competitions are for 'newly-planted woodland', 'single stands/small woods' (newly revised criteria!) or 'whole estates & larger multi-purpose woods'.
Schools and pre-school projects can enter this ever-popular award. We are seeking out Scotland's most fun-packed school woodland projects with £750 of prize money to be won. Don't forget to tell teacher!
The closing date for entry is 31st March 2013. For more information see the Scotland's Finest Woods Awards website.