The 25,000 John Muir Award was presented to Ms Grace Moir, Volunteer Peer Mentor (Apex Scotland – Highland) at Forest Lodge, Abernethy Forest, Headquarters of the RSPB. The certificate was presented to Grace by Aileen Macleod, Scottish Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.
The minister paid tribute to Grace’s voluntary work which currently exceeds 300 hours and also recognised the contribution of Apex Scotland’s partnership working with the John Muir Trust over the past 8 years.
From the left are –
Chris Townsend – John Muir Trust Trustee
Stuart Housden – CEO RSPB Scotland
Aileen Macleod, Scottish Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform
Grace Moir – Apex Scotland Volunteer Peer Mentor – Highland Unit
Peter Argyle – Convener Cairngorms National Park Authority
Peter Pearson – John Muir Trust Chairman
This achievement also made it in to the local paper, the Inverness Courier. The article is below.