The first prize in the regional contest of the Quarry Life Award went to a student project on how to care for bees in limestone quarries. The project highlights a very important ecosystem service that is also connected to the preservation of biodiversity, namely pollination.

Northern Europe celebrated the national winners of the 4th edition on Wednesday, October 10th! 

1st prize winner: How to make wild bees thrive in areas affected by quarrying. Quarry: Slite (Sweden)

2nd prize winner: Optimising post-mining land-use decision-making in cooperation with stakeholders. Quarry: Mereäärne and other quarries (Estonia)

3rd prize winner: Creating novel communities to increase biodiversity in Aru-Lõuna limestone quarry
Quarry: Aru-Lõuna (Estonia)

Congratulations to the teams!