Tree health survey scoops Government award

The OPAL tree health survey has been recognised at Defra’s annual Team Awards, winning the department’s Civil Service Reform Award.

The survey was developed last year by OPAL partners working with the Government agencies Fera (the Food and Environment Research Agency) and Forest Research.


Gill Stevens Award will bring youngsters closer to nature

Schoolchildren in London will be able to get hands-on with nature thanks to a new award set up in memory of OPAL’s deputy director.

The Gill Stevens Award, which will run for five years, will enable seven school groups each year to visit one of the Royal Parks for a fieldwork session led by an experienced tutor from the Field Studies Council (FSC).


School pupils use OPAL air survey to gain their CREST Award

Pupils from Nottingham Girls High School have used the OPAL air survey to help them achieve their British Science Association (BSA) silver CREST Award.

CREST is Britain’s largest award scheme for project work in science and technology. They are widely recognised and can be used to enhance college and university applications.


Vote for OPAL in the Lottery Awards final

The final round of voting for the National Lottery Awards 2011 has begun. OPAL is one of three finalists for Best Environment Project and we need as many of your votes as possible to help us win.

You can cast your vote easily on the Lottery Awards website by following the link below.

Please tell your friends to vote too. We really appreciate your support.


Vote for OPAL in the National Lottery Awards 2011

OPAL has been shortlisted in the National Lottery Awards 2011 for Best Environment Project. It’s now over to you to decide who wins.

Every year, the National Lottery Awards recognise projects that have made a big difference to communities using the money they received. Categories include arts, health, sport and environment.

This year, OPAL has been shortlisted for the Best Environment Project and we need your votes to help us win.


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