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Key dates for Nature of Scotland Awards 2016 – One week left to submit your entry!

Could your organisation be eligible for nomination?

The search continues as we hope to unearth the inspirational people, projects, and organisations working hard to protect Scotland’s natural heritage.

The deadline for nominations is Monday 13 June 2016. Launched in 2012, RSPB’s Nature of Scotland Awards continue to celebrate excellence, innovation and outstanding achievements in Scottish nature conservation.

This year, entries are welcomed across eight categories, including two exciting new categories:

  • The Corporate Award *NEW
  • Food & Farming *NEW
  • Community Initiative
  • Innovation
  • Nature Tourism 
  • Politician of the Year
  • RSPB Species Champion
  • Youth and Education 


To make your nomination visit where you can download an entry form and find out more about the awards and past winners. The awards are free to enter and applications must be submitted electronically to

Entrants will find out if they have been shortlisted in September at an evening reception at Scottish Parliament.

We will invite those who reach the shortlist to the award ceremony on 24 November at Prestonfield House Hotel in Edinburgh as our guest, with two complimentary seats. This year’s event will be hosted by BBC TV wildlife presenter Chris Packham. Chris has recently been speaking about the awards and the video can now be seen at

Scotland is renowned worldwide for its beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife, which we must work hard to sustain and conserve.

Please do not hesitate to call the Events Team if you have any questions on 0131 317 4178.


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