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Dumfries & Galloway college shortlisted for conservation award

The international green gown awards have recognised the college as a finalist

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By Ben Murray
Dumfries and West
Dumfries & Galloway college shortlisted for conservation award

A COLLEGE in Dumfries & Galloway has been shortlisted as a finalist for a prestigious environmental conservation award.

The international green gown awards recognise exceptional sustainability work carried out by colleges and universities across the world.

Dumfries & Galloway college partnered with the Dumfries Devorgilla rotary club, Solway Firth partnership and Eco Worries to create ‘Making the Most of the Coast – Marine plastics’ project.

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The MMC initiative aims to ensure that the region remains a clean, green and forward-thinking place through students creating animation and photography works to highlight the effects of plastic on marine life.

Joanna Campbell, the principal at Dumfries & Galloway college, said; “Sustainability is fundamentally important to our vision for the future at Dumfries and Galloway college.

“Being shortlisted at the international green gown awards 2022 is a source of significant pride for us and we look forward to joining with our colleagues across the sector to celebrate our achievements.”

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