WHAT: 2012 Conservation Poster Contest!

WHO: 5th Graders in Wake County

THEME: “Wetlands Are Wonderful”

SCIENCE: Wetlands are special ecosystems that provide many ecological benefits!

RESOURCES: Wetland study guide and rubric provided to each teacher that registers.

DEADLINE: Posters are due November 1-3, 2011. We’ll pick up to save you a trip!

AWARDS: Top 3 posters from each class receive certificates and ribbons. Top 10 posters are invited to our Annual Conservation Awards Celebration. #1 District poster goes on to regional competition. Last year’s winning poster by David LaPasha from Hunter Elementary won 2nd Place at regionals. David earned a total of $150 in cash prizes overall!

2011 winners


Sheila B. Jones Environmental Education Specialist, Wake Soil & Water Conservation District, 4001-D Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610, 919.250.1065, sbjones@wakegov.com