Special award for husband and wife team who have devoted lives to protecting nature
A husband and wife team who have spent nearly 50 years between them working to protect nature have won a conservation award just days before their retirement.
Chris and Heather McCarty, who live at Newbiggin in County Durham, worked side by side at Natural England’s Moor House - Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve (NNR).
At 8,800 hectares, split between County Durham and Cumbria, it is one of the biggest NNRs in England.
The couple are the winners of the annual Pendlebury Award, established by the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership to celebrate people’s efforts... read more
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