The Kent, New Castle and Sussex Conservation Districts are accepting entries now for their annual conservation poster contest based on the theme, “Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil.” Deadline for entries is Friday, Nov. 7. Posters will be judged in the following grade categories: K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. First, second and third place winners in each category will receive a cash prize valued at $50, $25 and $15, respectively. Entries also will be accepted from high school students (grades 9-12) in a separate category for computer generated/graphic design posters.
For more information and educational resources about the theme and poster context guidelines, please visit http://www.nacdnet.org/education/contests/poster/2014. For an informational flyer about the Delaware poster contest guidelines, please visit www.newcastleconservationdistrict.org, www.kentcd.org or www.sussexconservation.org.
For more information, please contact Rick Mickowski at 302-832-3100 ext. 113 or by email at Rick.Mickowski@state.de.us.
A press release about the contest is also available.