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2023 is our eighth year of IOSF Otter Oscar Awards. It is an opportunity to give special recognition to those who work tirelessly and enthusiastically (young and old) to improve our connection and understanding of otters and their environment.

We are excited to announce that nominations are now open for our 2023 Awards. There are six categories but Please Note - you can nominate someone for more than one category but only one nomination per category.

* Young Person (under 18)
* Community Achievement
* Group or Organisation (including children's and young people's clubs, natural history groups, etc.)
* Research
* Photography/Artwork (1MB minimum size please)
* Special Award

Nominations will be accepted until Friday 24th November 2023 - 16.00 UK Time, with the results being announced on the week commencing Monday 4th December 2023.

CLICK HERE to make a nomination and read the terms & conditions.


Our 2022 Winners:

2022 Otter Oscar winners(1)

SPECIAL AWARD - Dr Wolfgang Gettmann, Germany
RESEARCH - Frederick Kistner, Larissa Slaney (and co-contributors Asaf Ben David, Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhair), WildTrack
GROUP or ORGANISATION - Chesapeake Bay Otter Alliance: Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre, USA
COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT - Krunal Trivedi, Nature Club Surat, India
YOUNG PERSON - Young Person – Lim Wei Hang and Haizan anak Kamarul Zaman, Malaysia Nature Society (MNS), Malaysia
PHOTOGRAPHY/ARTWORK - Talia Rose, USA (picture below)
Otter Oscar Winner 2022