Eastern Shore Soil & Water Conservation District Announces 2022 Annual Conservation Poster Contest
“We are part of the earth and it is part of us … What befalls the earth befalls all the sons of the earth” – Chief Seattle, 1852
The Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District is announcing that it is time for the annual conservation poster contest. The theme for the 2022 contest is “Healthy Soil: Healthy Life” Students are encouraged to create a poster showcasing the importance of healthy soils. The local contest is open to any public, private or homeschooled student in Accomack and Northampton in grades K-12.
Students may also enter through other groups such as Scouts, 4-H, or church youth groups. Any Girl or Boy Scout who creates a poster and submits it to Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District for judging can earn the VASWCD Poster Contest Patch.
This contest is held every year and is divided into 5 categories: K-1, 2-3, 3-6, 7-9 and 10-12. New this year is a digitally created category for grades 7 – 12. Posters that win first place in each of these categories are sent to the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts for the State Competition. The deadline for entries is Friday, April 29, 2021. Winning entries in each category receive a prize and the first place entry in each category will advance to the state competition.
For more information about this year’s contest and to get an entry form please contact Julie Head @ 757-302-4433 or email@example.com
Eastern Shore SWCD programs, activities and employment opportunities are available to all people regardless of disability, race or color, national origin, traits historically associated with race or religion including traits associated with hair, religion or creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy status, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, veteran status, whistleblower status or genetic information.