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The only dedicated environmental awards in Lincolnshire for communities, businesses, farmers, land managers and young environmentalists.

The Lincolnshire Environmental Awards for environmental excellence have been given every year since 1993. They are designed to recognise and celebrate the inspiring activities that are helping to improve the environment and encourage sustainability. 

The Awards are a showcase: giving community groups, schools, businesses and farmers an opportunity to demonstrate that they are playing their part in the sustainable development of the county.

A very diverse range of people and groups enter the awards. Past winners have included village community groups that have created wildlife areas; schools that have grown their own vegetables, built recycled bottle greenhouses and bug palaces; farmers that have restored and planted hedges, and created wetlands.  

Lincolnshire Environmental Awards Categories

  • Anglian Water Business Award
  • Orsted Community Award
  • Branston Ltd Rural and Farming Award
  • FCC Young Environmentalist Award  

Entries should be for projects taking place within Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire or North-East Lincolnshire.

How to enter

Simply write a short description (200 – 300 words) describing your project or work and how it contributes to the environment.

Entries can be made using our online form or by post. The closing date for entries is Saturday 31 March 2018

Following which a judging panel visits shortlist projects.

Young finalists are invited to present their entries to the judges on Thursday 3 May 2018 - our Green Heroes Day at Whisby Nature Park.

Finalists in the Community, Business, Rural & Farming categories are invited to present their entries to the final panel of judges led by Professor David Bellamy on Tuesday 22 May 2018 at the Bentley Hotel in Lincoln. The awards are presented at a gala dinner that evening.


The Lincolnshire Environmental Awards are organised by Lindum Rotary Club and the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.

The patrons are the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire Toby Dennis, the Bishop of Lincoln the Rt Revd Christopher Lowson and Professor David Bellamy.

The awards are sponsored by: