The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has launched the 2012 Water Environment Community Awards. These awards are open to any individuals and groups who have a project that will help protect and improve their local water environment. Deadline for applications is 31 January 2012. Nine awards of £1,000 each will be awarded in March 2012 to implement the nine best projects across NI.
To request an information pack email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (028) 9262 3004.
Previous winning projects included:
Ø school children becoming water detectives and reporting on the river from source to sea
Ø a group organising weekly beach cleans and undertaking water tests
Ø a group tackling the problem of littering and habitat degradation along the banks of a river.
We want to encourage everyone to look after our water environment, by sharing their knowledge, ideas and stories.