Nominate your wildlife recording hero / heroine for an award!

Nominate your wildlife recording hero / heroine for an award! - UK and Ireland :

Nominations are still open for the UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing - deadline extended to 19 August, 2018!

This is the fourth year of the awards which are run by the National Biodiversity Network, the National Forum for Biological Recording and the Biological Records Centre. They recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions made by individual adults and young people as well as by groups, to biological recording – which is helping to improve our understanding of the UK’s wildlife.

Contributions can include anything from a significant number of records made in a year, the number of participants at a BioBlitz, plugging of gaps in knowledge in a specific area of the UK, through to the number of datasets available for download, technical innovation in recording wildlife or encouraging participation through the development of apps or games etc.

There are six categories of awards: 

Gilbert White Youth Award for recording terrestrial and freshwater wildlife

Gilbert White Adult Award for recording terrestrial and freshwater wildlife

David Robertson Youth Award for recording marine and coastal wildlife

David Robertson Adult Award for recording marine and coastal wildlife

Lynne Farrell Group Award for recording wildlife in any environment – group members may be of all ages

Adult Newcomer Award for recording wildlife

Nominating someone for an award couldn’t be simpler, you can even nominate yourself! 

For more information check out the guidelines and complete the Awards nomination form. Return it to the National Biodiversity Network Trust by 19 August 2018.

Short-listed nominees in each Award category will be announced on 27 September and the winners will be announced on 21 November at the National Biodiversity Network’s annual conference in Nottingham.

24 Jul 2018
Janice A