Martin Angel, our Vice-Chairman, reached the final of the prestigious World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour Heroes national competition. He was one of 18 shortlisted entries for the event on Tuesday February 28, in the shadow of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
The WWF competition, run in conjunction with People’s Postcode Lottery, invited people to nominate themselves, or others, if their actions are helping to save the planet. There are three categories in the competition – Community Hero, Lifestyle Hero and Workplace Hero – and each is designed to highlight individuals who deserve recognition for going the extra mile to help the environment and inspire others.
Martin was one of six finalists in the Community Hero category, for his outstanding dedication to wildlife conservation over the past ten years in his role as Vice-Chairman of the Bourne Conservation Group. Martin’s highly decorated ecology background and experience from working as an oceanographer have been invaluable to the Farnham area as he’s helped to campaign passionately for local improvements for the benefit of residents and wildlife. Continue reading “Bourne Conservation Group’s Earth Hour Hero”