Nominees for the Blue Turtle award 2011
In 2009 The Joint Nature Conservation Committee
(JNCC) launched an annual award for nature conservation work
undertaken by an individual or group of individuals, from an Overseas
Territory or Crown Dependency, who have made a valuable
contribution to nature conservation in their Territory or
Dependency. The work or project should have been in place for over
a year, demonstrate innovation and have made a real difference.
The individual or the group recieves £500 and an additional
£1,000 to contribute to an Overseas Territory or Crown Dependency
nature conservation project of their choice.
The 2010 Blue Turtle Award winner was The
Millennium Forest project in St Helena.
The 2009 Blue Turtle Award winner was Fred
Burton MBE from the Cayman Islands.
Nominations are invited from governments, Non-governmental
organisations (NGOs), the voluntary sector, the private sector and
To nominate an individual or group, please
fill out the following nomination form. Guidance is included within
Download : Nomination
The awards will be presented based on the following
- Nature conservation benefit/added value;
- Community involvement;
- Linked to a specific project OR demonstrating long-term
commitment and dedication.
For questions about the award please contact
Deadline : 30 September 2011
All nominations should be submitted to
by no later than
30 September 2011.
Any individual or group of individuals
(including governments) from, and working on, an Overseas Territory
or Crown Dependency. All nominees must be over 18 years of age.