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Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2013

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2013 are now open for entry with some innovations to the line-up of competitions and bigger prizes!

Four award categories are now open for entry with £6,750 of prize money there for the winning.

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. To enter, the area of new woodland created must be 1 hectare (2.5 acres) or more in size and predominantly of native species. Planting or natural regeneration is acceptable and it can include re-stocking. Woods should have been established within the last 20 years and include a proportion of more recently planted trees. If expanding an existing native woodland, the pre-existing trees may be older than 20 years.

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.

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 Award - 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!

Closing date for entry is 31st March 2013. Click here for further details.

 

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