Students Alice Fairnie and Tansy Branscombe from Kirkwall Grammar School were so inspired after hearing Dr Jane Goodall speak in Orkney last Summer that they immediately put into place a Roots & Shoots group at their school. With the support of Angela Drummond, Principal Teacher of Science they initiated their first project ‘Bag The Bruck’ which involved cleaning up their community shores by collecting waste and debris. The result a much cleaner Mills shoreline.
You can listen to their interview for Orkney Radio by clicking here
Prior to the interview, the girls had attended Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards in London and received their trophy from Dr Jane Goodall in person.