Tweed Forum River Champion

The 2016 Tweed Forum River Champion Award winner is announced!

We are delighted to announce that the winner of our first-ever Tweed Forum River Champion Award is Frank Turnbull (85) from Coldstream. We introduced this award to mark our 25th anniversary this year and Frank was chosen by our judging panel because of his exceptional and continuing hard work and enthusiasm for the preservation of the river and its surroundings. From tackling invasive plant species, grass strimming, tree planting and erecting fences, to participating in fish monitoring and preservation initiatives, his contribution is outstanding.

We’d like to thank Frank and everyone else who works to protect and preserve the wonderful River Tweed.

Do you know someone who has an outstanding commitment to improving the Tweed and its surroundings?  If so, why not nominate them for the Tweed Forum’s 2017 Tweed Forum River Champion Award.  From farmers and foresters to landowners, ghillies and members of the community, there are hundreds of people dedicated to enhancing and protecting the rich natural and cultural heritage of the River Tweed. Our award aims to recognise their efforts and showcase the diversity of ways that people on both sides of the Border are preserving one of our most precious assets.  Read more about how to nominate for the 2017 award here.

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