Save our Wildlife Awards

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VON’s Awards for Save our Wildlife Competition

Join us for an entertaining evening, where we will be awarding prizes for VON’s school arts competition and VON’s short video competition.

The event will be live on-line
Thursday 9th December 7pm-7.30pm
Click here for: Free tickets

Awards for short video competition
First prize: £500 | 2nd prize: £300 | 3rd Prize: £200

Live draw for 3rd prize! All videos will be entered into the draw for 3rd prize.

Which are your three favorite videos?
All the competition videos can be viewed on our YouTube channel.

Videos are a maximum of one minute in length. Please let us know the three videos you like best, 1st, 2nd and 3rd, by filling out our on-line form  or by emailing 

Many of the videos from the competition were shown on VON’s Giant Vegan TV at COP26 in Glasgow.

Awards for School Arts Competition
Thirty four schools and 200 children/young people took part in the competition.The competition asked participants to show through their art how the loss of wildlife and species extinction is linked to farming animals.The competition aimed to help young people become better-informed about the environmental crisis that we are in, by exploring the impact of what we eat and the way food is grown and how they can help to create a healthier world for us all to live in.

All schools that entered the competition will be sent a copy of Growing Green International, a living Willow Wand to plant and a selection of seeds to plant.

Many thanks to Simon Read who donated the Willow Wands and to Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library who donated the seeds.

Watch a video of the willow wands.

Seeds from Garden Organic include:  Lettuce ‘Bronze Arrow’, Pea ‘Veitch Perfection’ and Climbing French bean ‘Mountain Half White Runner’.

The following prizes for schools will be awarded:•

Individual pupil winners for each Key Stage – £20 voucher
• Paired winners– £10 voucher each
• Group/Class/Year/School winners Stage – Prizes decided on a case by case basis, and will be a £50 voucher, or cheque for the school to choose appropriate prizes

•  Five winning schools can opt for a day willow weaving workshop with Cherry Chung , a willow artist based in Manchester. In keeping with the Save Our Wildlife Competition, she will be working with pupils to create wildlife inspired willow sculpture, and pupils will have a chance to learn about the wildlife benefits of willow weaving, and how going plant based can support natural habitats and encourage native wildlife.

To support the Vegan Organic Network competition’s and educational projects, please donate on our website.

What we eat and how we grow our food today will decide the future of tomorrow!