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Green Guardians Winners 2007

Green Guardians Winners 2007

Environmentalist of the Year

supported by Edf Energy Cottam Power Station
Winner: Tony Menzies

Tony is a key member of the Farndon Residents Environment Group and has spent countless hours working to make Farndon a more pleasant place to visit and live. He has been instrumental in landscaping and restoring the area adjacent to the riverside and in caring for the ponds nature reserve and propagating snowdrops throughout the village. He is also reserve warden at Farndon Willow holt where he monitors the internationally important collection of willows and supports volunteer involvement in all aspects of the reserves upkeep.

Speaking about Tony, Professor David Bellamy commented:
“A volunteer in the truest sense of the word knowing what needs to be done and getting down to work to do it. A real Little John of the green team”.

Environmental Community of the Year

supported by Edf Energy Cottam Power Station
Winner: Partnership Council

The Partnership Council has been delivering a varied, exciting, and unique programme of environmental education involving children, young people and adults, alongside a number of hand-on projects involving volunteers. Overall, their aim is to work with local residents to help them change and care for their local environment and to give them a voice on environmental issues.

Speaking about the project, Professor David Bellamy commented:
“The partnership council is touching on and improving most facets of environmental concern in the heart of Nottingham.”

Environmental Business of the Year

Supported by Tesco
Winner: Notts Golf Club, Hollinwell

Notts Golf Club has made an amazing contribution to heathland habitat restoration in our county at a time when this habitat has been the focus of environment efforts across the UK. The golf club has has transformed neglected heathland and acid grassland areas through effective habitat management - helping to bring back a number of threatened species and help redefine the boundaries for sustainable golf course management

Speaking about the project, Professor David Bellamy commented:
“If every golf cub followed suit I would probably take up golf”

Education in the Environment

Supported by Veolia Environmental Services
Winner: Orston Primary

Orston’s environmental programme is a fundamental aspect of learning within the school and the number of environment related activities are countless. They range from wildlife gardens and insect towers to waste reduction strategies and a dedicated Eco Team, ‘Eco Code’  ‘Eco Action Plan’ and Eco Newsletter.

Speaking about the project, Professor David Bellamy commented: 
“Wow! the greenest of the green. Educating, Entertaining and Enthralling as they Reduce Reuse and Recycle their way towards a more sustainable future”.

Living for Tomorrow

supported by the Nottinghamshire LA21 Forum and Nottinghamshire County Council Partnership Council
The ‘Living for Tomorrow’ Award is designed to promote sustainable lifestyles and was presented to the Partnership Council due to its wide ranging activity programmes and links across different sectors.

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