Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards

These awards celebrate the contribution that woodlands can make to the people, environment and economic prosperity of Scotland

First Minister to help announce Awards at first online ceremony

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards is delighted to announce that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will help to reveal the prize-winners at its first-ever online ceremony next week.

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2019 – © Julie Broadfoot / Juliebee –

Màiri McAllan MSP, the Scottish Government Minister for Environment, Biodiversity and Land Reform, will also take part in the presentation ceremony.

Angela Douglas, Executive Director of Scotland’s Finest Woods, said: “We are so pleased that Nicola Sturgeon and Mairi McAllan have agreed to support the programme by announcing Award-winners.”

“The First Minister presented the Schools Award at our last ‘live’ awards at the Royal Highland Show in 2019 and really enjoyed herself.  It’s wonderful news that she has agreed to present the same award as we return in 2021.”

Màiri McAllan, elected for the first time as an MSP in May this year, will announce the winners of the two Community Woodland Award competitions.

Angela Douglas added: “We’ve worked hard to capture the  spirit and excellence of these Awards in our first online ceremony and we’re delighted that our special guests have agreed to support us.”

The event takes place on Friday September 10th,12-1pm and you can sign up here.