If you are home with children this week, and looking for a craft project, we are now accepting entries for our poster contest! Decorating a poster for the contest is entertaining, educational, and environmentally based.
The Pike County Conservation District’s poster contest is currently accepting submissions! The contest is open to all public, private and home-schooled students in Pike and Wayne Counties. The 2020 poster contest theme is “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators?” first prize winners in each category and in each county will be entered in the state level poster contest. The winners will also be featured at the Pike County Conservation District’s offices and recognized at the monthly board meeting.
- Poster size must be 14” x 22” (half poster)
- Clearly print your name and information on the entry form and email one per poster entry
- The theme must appear on the poster (the phrase “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators?”)
- Poster must be flat- no 3-D objects
- Poster must be created by an individual student, one entry per student.
- Poster must be the student original work.
- Contest Categories are K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th – 6th grade, 7th– 9th grade, and 10th-12th
For inspiration and information about pollinators and the posters, click here.
Entries can be emailed to the conservation district in your county, as a .jpg or picture of the poster. In Pike County emails can be sent to Devan George firstname.lastname@example.org and in Wayne County entries can be sent to Colleen Campion email@example.com
Check out our Conservation Partner’s sites for more conservation information and entertainment while you’re stuck at home! Some things you can do are:
- Look out the windows or go outside and draw or write about what you see in a nature journal. Then go to the PA Game Commission’s Website of Wildlife notes to learn about all the creatures you see!
- The game Commission also has fun activities in their Kid’s Corner.
- Watch the Falcon Cam on the Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg. They are currently sitting on eggs!
- Local hiking trails such as Promised Land State Park and Lacawac Sanctuary are still open and are a great way to exercise while practicing social distancing. If you are going for a walk and bring a trash bag, and collect litter (be sure to wear gloves though!)
We hope you have some fun with nature during this time, and most importantly, we hope you stay safe.