Forest & Bird wants to acknowledge a young person who undertakes truly remarkable initiatives to protect and restore our unique natural environment.
This award recognises that special young person who shows leadership, initiative and who is making a difference.
The awards are open to New Zealanders under the age of 18 who have:
- Supported or initiated a conservation project
- Shown perseverance to ensure that the project keeps going
- Inspired others to contribute
- Achieved some conservation results
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 28 February 2018.
For further information and to register: www.forestandbird.org.nz/what-we-do/awards
Find out more about the Predator Free 2050 vision, and follow it with this article which provides a great introduction to a series of comprehensive teaching resources supporting schools to explore the pest-free vision with students, produced by ZEALANDIA, with support from WWF New Zealand.
These articles below provide examples of some Participatory Science Platform (PSP) conservation projects undertaken by school students.