Blue Turtle Award

Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies Nature Conservation Award
2009 - 2013



The Award      

Between 2009 and 2013, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) had an annual award for nature conservation work undertaken by an OT and CD conservation awardindividual, or group of individuals, from an Overseas Territory or Crown Dependency, who had made a valuable contribution to nature conservation in their Territory or Dependency.


The qualifying criteria included:

  • Nature conservation benefit/added value;
  • Innovation;
  • Community involvement;
  • Linked to a specific project, OR demonstrating long-term commitment or dedication.


The winning individual or group received £500, and an additional £1,000 to contribute to an Overseas Territory or Crown Dependency nature conservation project of their choice.


Blue Turtle Award Winners:

The 2013 Blue Turtle Award winner was Jeremy Maderios from Bermuda.

The 2012 Blue Turtle Award winner was Brian Naqqi Manco from the Turks and Caicos Islands

The 2011 Blue Turtle Award winners were The Midweek Muckers from the Isle of Man.

The 2010 Blue Turtle Award winner was The Millennium Forest project in St Helena.

The 2009 Blue Turtle Award winner was Fred Burton MBE from the Cayman Islands.