A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Evening celebration Eevent, St Agnes Island Hall
'Rat-free' song, St Agnes school (backing vocals Sarah, Lydia, Amy and Jaclyn)
Opening welcome talks - Chris Corrigan, RSPB
Opening welcome talks - Sarah Mason, Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust
The Fulmar Award for Bin Appreciation, Nominees - Nicki Anderson, Ben Hicks, Harry Legg, Christine, Mike and Aiden Hicks.
Winner - Harry Legg. Award presented by Sarah Mason, IOSWT
The Shearwater Award for Best Behaviour at a Training Award
Nominees Rose Bird, Joffy Hicks, Nat Legg, Rob Seddon, Chris Simmonds, Richard McCarthy, Tom Smith, Grace Hicks, Mike Hicks, Rosie Felton, Tim Stewart, Luke Humphries.
Winner – St Agnes school. Award presented by Will Garratt, Duchy of Cornwall.
The Storm Petrel Award for Help with Community Signs
Nominee and winner Winner – Chris and Lou Simmonds. Award presented by Paul St Pierre, RSPB
The Flaming Ratters Award for Best Use of Project Hat
Nominees, Paul St Pierre, the ratters, Jaclyn and Tegan, Nicki Anderson, Vickie and her team, Jaclyn and Biz, St Agnes School, John Peacock, Sergeant Colin Taylor, Scilly shrew, spider, Ed Marshall, Doug Page and Richard McCarthy, Pam Hicks and Sheila Legg.
Winner – Biz Bell. Award presented by Richard McCarthy, Representative of St Agnes and Gugh
The Scilly Shrew Award for Best Inspection of a Wax Block,
Nominees, Mark Sedgeman, Mike Hicks, John and Trish Peacock.
Winner – Joss and Grace Hicks.
The Lesser Black-Backed Gull Award for the Best Beach-Cleaner
Nominees, Carol Hick, Johann Hick, the Wildlife Trust, Emma Eberlein.
Winner – Johann Hicks. Award presented by Clare Lewis, previous AONB Officer
Seabird Hero Award - John and Trish Peacock – for services as Volunteer Coordinators.
Presented by Darren Hart, IOSWT.
Seabird Hero Award. Rick Legg – for use of land, movement of goods and waste management.
Presented by Zoe Julian, IOSWT Trustee, Chairman.
Seabird Hero Award. Emma Eberlein – for the hardest to check monitoring stations and the hardest seabird surveys.
Presented by ratter, WMIL staff member and project volunteer Alex Cropper.
The Puffin Award for Making the work of the staff and volunteers so enjoyable.
Nominees, all the community but in the spirit of these fun awards - Piers and Rachel Lewin, Tonya and Xanthe Hicks, Bernard and Alan, Wendy and Tristan Hick, Alison Legg, Turks Head, Jane Stewart and Millie Peacock, Julia and Stan the dog, Jackie and Doug Page; Ross and Nikki, Sam and Laura Hicks, Tim, Sue, Kate and the cows, Jimmy and Su Paget-Brown, John Peacock.
Winner – combined Sam, Laura, Sue, Kate and the cows for ice cream with a smile. Presented by Biz Bell, WMIL
The Kittiwake Award for being the face which represents the IOSSRP project.
Nominees, Fran Hicks, Pan Beresford-Smith, Ben Hicks, St Agnes school.
Winner – Fran Hicks for ‘this is how we travel on the islands’. Presented by Biz Bell, WMIL
Extra awards for team members and other supporters of the project . Presented by Biz Bell, Senior Ecologist Wildlife Management international.
Project Officer Dr Vickie Heaney
Project Assistant Holly Paget-Brown
Event team leader Sarah Havery (RSPB)
Event team leader, Amy King (Scottish Natural Heritage)
Alex Cropper (WMIL staff, Project volunteer).
Will Wagstaff, Wildlife Tours, supporter of project
Randolph Hessing, St Mary's Project volunteer
Richard McCarthy - Steering Group, Representative for St Agnes and Gugh.
Peter Exley, for the RSPB SW Communications team
Craig Dryden - Steering Group, collecting for AONB.
Kate Sugar- Steering Group, Natural England.
Will Garratt - Steering Group, Duchy of Cornwall.
Project Supervisor, Paul St Pierre
Paul Buckley - Steering Group, RSPB
Leigh Lock - Steering Group, RSPB
Darren Hart, IOSWT Estate Ranger
Sarah Mason - Steering Group - IOSWT Chief Executive Officer
Surprise for Jaclyn Pearson, Project Manager presented by Project Officers Lydia and Vickie.