RFS - Excellence in Forestry Awards
2017 Excellence in Forestry Awards
The Excellence in Forestry Awards are the premier competition for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, celebrating all that is best in woodland management across four different categories and recognising the very best in woodland and forestry Education and Learning projects.
Entries for 2017 were invited from across Eastern England and the Midlands (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands*). The deadline for entries was 7 March 2017 and they are now being assessed. Judges will visit shortlisted sites during May.
The EiF Awards presentation day will be held at Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire (http://www.grimsthorpe.co.uk/) on Friday 14 July 2017.
Our thanks to our
2017 EiF Sponsors
The 2018 awards will be held in the West of England West (RFS Divisions: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, North-West Midlands, Somerset & Dorset, and South Western). Details will be available in Autumn 2017.
For more information, please email email@example.com or call us on 01295 678588.
Over the years, the RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards have revealed some outstanding examples of woodlands and of woodland management. To share Best Practice, case studies on some of the previous winners are available here.
*Midlands includes the metropolitan county of West Midlands
comprising the metropolitan districts of Walsall, Wolverhampton,
Sandwell, Dudley, Birmingham, Solihull and Coventry; the unitary
authorities of Leicester, Rutland and Peterborough.
|RFS Excellence in Forestry Award Winners and Sponsors 2016. Details here|
The RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards were launched in 2009 as the successor to two former national forestry competitions - the Woodlands and Plantations competition run in partnership with the Royal Agricultural Society of England, and the Duke of Cornwall's Award for Forestry and Conservation.
They rotate around England, Wales and Northern Ireland. And will be held in:
2018 – West (RFS Divisions: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, North-West Midlands, Somerset & Dorset, and South Western)
2019 – South (RFS Divisions: Home Counties, Oxon & Bucks, London & Middlesex, South Eastern, and Southern)
2020 – Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and Wales