Announcing the Ninth Annual NALMS 2009 LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH POSTER CONTEST
Promote the protection and stewardship of our aquatic resources by encouraging students to
participate in the NALMS 2009 Lakes Appreciation Month Poster Contest. Both the students and their schools will benefit from this contest. The student winner will have their poster displayed throughout the country on the 2009 NALMS Lakes Appreciation Month poster (such as those shown above) and will receive a $100 cash prize. The school which the winner attends will receive a $500 cash prize to use towards materials related to lake ecology.
Students in grades 4-8 may participate.
PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON TO YOUR LOCAL SCHOOLS!
Poster themes should focus on any lake and watershed issues, and may include topics such as pollution, aquatic invasive species, aquatic life, aquatic plants, lake ecology, and lake health. Posters should be no larger than 18 inches by 24 inches in size, and be in a style that is easily reproduced (i.e., crayon, watercolor, colored pencil, or marker). Please include the student’s name, school, grade, teacher’s name, and school contact information on the back of the poster.
Posters must be received by the NALMS Education Committee no later than October 31, 2008.
Posters should be shipped to:
NHDES. Attn: Amy Smagula
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Please note that all posters become the property of the North American Lake Management Society and are not returned at the end of the contest. For more information, please contact the NALMS Education Committee through Jody Connor or Amy Smagula at 603-271-2248 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. You can also visit the NALMS website at www.nalms.org.