NOMINATIONS for Lantra Scotland’s 2024 ALBAS (Awards for Land-Based and Aquaculture Skills) – which highlight the talents of people and organisations involved in the land-based and aquaculture sector – are now open.

Designed to celebrate the achievements of individuals, schools, businesses and partnerships, the awards recognise successful trainees of all ages and encourage employers to invest in the next generation of talent, while promoting the many rewarding careers available.


Industry categories in the ALBAS cover agriculture, animal care, and trees and timber.

As well as prizes for Overall Winner, Runner-up and Modern Apprentice of the Year, there are awards for Higher Education, School Pupil and Secondary Schools, CARAS (Council for Awards of Agricultural Societies), Mentor award, the Tam Tod Trophy for outstanding young learner, and the Anna Murray Award for Partnership Working. 

Forestry Journal: Hannah Munro won 2023's award Hannah Munro won 2023's award (Image: PR)

Deadline for entries to the ALBAS is Friday, 1 December, and winners will be announced at a prestigious evening ceremony next year.

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