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2017 Education and Learning Award

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This Award is to encourage and reward schools, colleges, universities and other recognised training providers who increase awareness, understanding and skills related to the environmental, social and economic potential of trees, woodlands and forests, and who may also demonstrate the link between trees and wood products.

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Entries are invited from across Eastern England and the Midlands (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands) from educational providers including schools, colleges, universities and other educational organisations, training providers and charities engaged in forestry learning and skills development.

The Award will consist of:-

First Prize: A trophy with a cash prize of £500 and a Certificate.

Second Prize:  A cash prize of £250 and a Certificate.

Certificates of Merit: These may be awarded at the judges' discretion.

Full guidelines and the entry form can be downloaded, right. The completed form should be sent by email to or by mail to RFS Excellence Awards, The Hay Barns,Home Farm Drive, Upton Estate, Banbury, OX15 6HU.

 An acknowledgement email will be sent to confirm that your application has been received.

The closing date for entries is noon on Tuesday 7th March 2017. The awards will be presented at Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire ( on Friday 14 July 2017.

Details of  2016 Award winning Education and Learning projects  are available here.

This award is sponsored by: 

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