Award for Jurassic Coast team

PUBLISHED: 16:30 27 May 2016

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team (l to r) Left to right: Dr Sam Rose, Alex O’Dwyer, Sally King, Dr Anjana Ford, Caroline Pearce, Guy Kerr, Katie Thompson, Sam Scriven, Lesley Garlick

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team (l to r) Left to right: Dr Sam Rose, Alex O'Dwyer, Sally King, Dr Anjana Ford, Caroline Pearce, Guy Kerr, Katie Thompson, Sam Scriven, Lesley Garlick

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The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team has won national recognition for its efforts to involve others with the site.

It has been awarded the 2016 Geographical Award for its ‘outstanding collaborative work to foster student and wider public engagement with the Jurassic Coastline’.

The award is given by the Royal Geographical Society in conjunction with the Institute for British Geographers.

These prestigious awards recognise excellence in geographical research and fieldwork, teaching and public engagement.

Sam Rose, Jurassic Coast manager, said: “We are truly honoured to have received this prestigious award, and humbled to be ranked alongside some of the world’s greatest geographers.

“It is a testament to the outstanding work of the Jurassic Coast team over the last 16 years, and the passion and enthusiasm of many people who have worked so hard to help engage the public with understanding and appreciating this special World Heritage Site.”

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