RSPB Scotland is going to take Dolphinwatch activities to schools and the community in Torry in Aberdeen over the next two years thanks to funding from the ScottishPower Foundation and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Young entrepreneurs in the west of Scotland are being encouraged to lead an environmental revolution by taking part in interactive sustainability sessions.
Charitable projects serving communities right across the UK from Aberdeen to Sussex are set to receive a funding boost of more than £1m from the ScottishPower Foundation.
Work has been underway at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond this month to build a new pond-dipping facility for visitors, despite the heavy snow which fell across the region.
The 11th annual 'Your Heroes' awards, which are sponsored by the ScottishPower Foundation in partnership with Trinity Mirror newspapers, took place at the Ramada Hotel, Southport on 24th January.