Norfolk keeper wins Bellamy award
gerald gray, headkeeper at the hillborough estate in Norfolk, has been awarded the 2016 Bellamy
Award by the National gamekeepers’ organisation Educational trust.
the trust called mr gray an “inspiration to others” for his efforts to promote keepering and conservation, from appearances in “tiny villages halls to primetime BBc”.
the award was launched in 2010 to recognise those who display exceptional creativity and initiative in promoting the gamekeeper's role in sustainable countryside management.
the trophy itself is made from a piece of bog oak many thousands of years old. it was presented to the Ngo Educational trust by the conservationist (and Ngo Patron) Professor david Bellamy to symbolise the enduring nature of mankind's relationship with the living landscape.
2016 Bellamy Award winner, Gerald Gray