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2018 Award Winners

On Thursday 21 June 2018, CIEEM celebrated the best of the sector at its annual Awards Lunch. The Lunch was held at the impressive Merchant Taylors' Hall in London and was attended by over 240 guests. The event was hosted by CIEEM Fellow Paul Goriup, whilst CIEEM President Stephanie Wray gave the guest talk.

The full list of winners and finalists can be seen below.

CIEEM Awards trophies 2018

CIEEM Awards winners and finalists 2018

 

Award

Project/Nominee

Result

Best Practice in Large-Scale Practical Nature Conservation Award

Dove Stone Upland Restoration | RSPB, United Utilities

Winner

Ellis Meadows Open Space | Ellis Meadows Open Space

Highly Commended

Swindale Restoration Project | Swindale Restoration Project

Highly Commended 

Best Practice in Small-Scale Practical Nature Conservation Award

Bringing Back the Bulbourne | Environment Agency, Box Moor Trust

Winner

Bridgewater Basin Floating Ecosystems | Manchester City Council 

Highly Commended

Conservation of the threatened plants of seasonal wetlands on the South Gloucestershire Commons | South Gloucestershire Council 

Highly Commended

Best Practice in Large-Scale Mitigation and/or Enhancement Award

Victory Oak Development and St Leonards Heath Nature Reserve | Sovereign Housing and Johns Associate

Winner

A46 Newark to Widmerpool Dualling Scheme | AECOM, Balfour Beatty 

Highly Commended

Wadswick Green Continuing Care Retirement Community | Applied Ecology Ltd

Highly Commended

Western Peripheral Road Mitigation and Enhancement | BSG Ecology

Highly Commended

Best Practice in Small-Scale Mitigation and/or Enhancement Award

Crown Farm Quarry | Atkins, Tarmac

Winner

Rugeley Flood Alleviation Scheme (Crayfish Ark Site) | Environment Agency

Highly Commended

The Return of the Wart-Biter | South East Water 

Commended

Best Practice in Innovation Award

Yorkshire Peat Partnership | Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Winner

Bird Bioacoustics Advancements | Baker Consultants

Highly Commended 

Canary Wharf Biodiversity Roadmap | Canary Wharf Group & Greengage Environmental Ltd

Highly Commended 

Best Practice in Knowledge Sharing Award

Manchester's Great Outdoors: A Green and Blue Infrastructure Strategy for Manchester | Manchester City Council

Winner

Mollusc of the Glen: forestry management and freshwater pearl mussels | Alba Ecology Ltd 

Highly Commended

School Ecology Workshops | The Ecology Consultancy

Highly Commended

Best Practice in Stakeholder Engagement Award

Hatfield Forest Shaping the Future | Dialogue Matters and National Trust

Winner

Hampstead Heath Ponds Project | Atkins Ltd, City of London Corporation and BAM Nuttall 

Highly Commended

Manchester's Urban Watercourse Restoration (Clean Streams Project) | Manchester City Council & Atkins

Highly Commended

Tony Bradshaw Best Practice Award

Hatfield Forest Shaping the Future | Dialogue Matters and National Trust

Winner

Small-Scale Consultancy of the Year Award

Greenspace Ecological Solutions

Joint Winner

Peter Brett Associates

Joint Winner 

Medium-Scale Consultancy of the Year Award

BSG Ecology

Winner

Tyler Grange LLP

Highly Commended

CSA Environmental

Commended

Large-Scale Consultancy of the Year Award

Atkins Ltd

Winner

Arcadis

Highly Commended

WYG

Commended 

NGO Impact Award

Little Ouse Headwaters Project 

Winner

Biodiverse Society

Highly Commended

Yorkshire Peat Partnership

Highly Commended

Promising Professional Award

Clare Knight Grad CIEEM

Winner

Cameron Chester Grad CIEEM

Highly Commended

Rosie Jackson Grad CIEEM

Highly Commended

Postgraduate Student Project Award

Helen Pietkiewicz Grad CIEEM | Nottingham Trent University | Salinity-induced changes in the community composition of benthic macroinvertebrates at Pasturefields Saltmarsh, Staffordshire, UK

Winner

Robert Monje Grad CIEEM | University of Greenwich | An investigation into monitoring changes on Romney Marshes

Highly Commended

Members’ Award

Morgan Taylor CEnv MCIEEM

Winner

In Practice Award

Getting It Right With Reintroductions: What Conservation Evidence Tells Us About Bringing Back Birds - by Claire Wordley

Winner 

Rewilding in a Managed Landscape - The Swindale Beck Restoration Project - by Lee Schofield, Jean Johnston, George Heritage and Oliver Southgate

Highly Commended

Conservation on a Shoestring: The Mutualistic Benefits of University – Nature Reserve Collaborations - by Sarah L. Taylor, Andrew J. Hunt and Khaled de Jesus

Highly Commended