The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme that encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places. It is non-competitive, inclusive and accessible.

The award is the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust.

John Muir’s Birthplace is a registered John Muir Award provider supporting groups and individuals who want to get involved in this UK-wide environmental award scheme.

The John Muir Award challenges you to:

  • Discover a wild place
  • Explore it
  • Do something to conserve it
  • Share your experiences

Introductory information, online resources, forms and case studies are available at Engagement Initiative | John Muir Award (

The John Muir Trust main website is at