Anders Wall Environment Award (in english)
Since 2002, the Anders Wall Foundation in association with Friends of the Countryside, DG Environment and the Royal Forestry and Agriculture Academy of Sweden have given an award each year to encourage and promote efforts made by creative entrepreneurs who have contributed to creating a «positive rural environment»: landscape preservation, biodiversity enhancement, cultural heritage conservation and contribution to the rural economy within the European Union.
Importance at local, national and European level is expected, use of quality instruments and management practices which contribute to the improvement of the quality of the environment.
Their achievements should preferably include the following elements:
Preserving and enhancing the landscape;
Preserving the countryside’s cultural heritage.
The landowner/manager of the selected project receives a prize of 20,000 €.
Award winners 2002-2019
2019 Baltzar Wachtmeister, Wanås Estate, Sweden
2018 Günther Graf von der Schulenburg, Schulenburg Estates, Germany
2017 Charles Burrell, Knepp Castle Estate, United Kingdom
2016 Evelyn Boscawen, Tregothnan Estate, United Kingdom
2015 José Maria Soares Franco och João Portugal Ramos, Castelo Melhor, Portugal
2014 Christophe Lenaerts, Brussels, Belgium
2013 Alexandra och Mikhail Orlov, Danilovka, Russia
2012 Karl Grotenfelt, Varkaus, Finland
2011 Madars Kalnins, Riga, Latvia
2010 Charles Forbes Adam, Escrick Park Estate, York, England
2009 Rudolf Tornérhielm, Wrams Gunnarstorp, Sweden
2006 Cassimazza, Italy
2005 Aigues-Mortes, Camargue, France
2004 Jacqueline Violet, France
2003 Herdante do Pinheiro, Portugal
2002 Thomas Harttung, Barritskov vid Vejle fjord, Denmark