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Nagano naturalist C.W. Nicol has been named co-winner of the Green Culture Prize for his outstanding work on woodlands restoration.

A longtime contributor to The Japan Times, Nicol received the annual award Saturday from the National Land Afforestation Promotion Organization, an affiliate of the Forestry Agency. The co-winner of the prize, awarded for outstanding efforts in greenery and forestry, was the town of Kuzumaki, Iwate Prefecture, which actively promotes green tourism.

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