Conservation Awards and Wild Trout Hero Award 2017

The winners of the WTT / Thames Water Conservation Awards 2017 are:

Contribution to Wild Trout Conservation:

Botany Bay Conservancy Restoration Project, Botany Bay Community Interest Group, Duncton, Western Rother tributary, West Sussex

Medium-Scale Habitat Enhancement Scheme:

Bringing Back the Bulbourne, Environment Agency, on the River Bulborne near Hemel Hempstead.

Large-Scale Habitat Enhancement Scheme

Swindale Beck and Haweswater estate Restoration Scheme, EA & RSPB, near Shap, Cumbria.

Judges’ Commendation:

Mill River Nature Reserve, Shingay-cum-Wendy Wildlife Committee / South Cambs Conservation Consultants partnership near Royston, Cambridgeshire

Click here for the Judges’ report.

Wild Trout Hero: 

Vaughan Lewis of Windrush AEC Limited, in recognition of his tremendous professional and voluntary contribution to river restoration and wild trout conservation.