Teachers can study rainforest ecology and conservation

Save the Rainforest Inc. and Fundacion Neotropica are offering a professional development program that gives high school biology and environmental science teachers the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica this summer to study rainforest ecology and conservation. Participants spend 11 days in Costa Rica’s rainforests, where they will learn about topics such as sustainability. All food, travel and lodging expenses [...]

By |2016-01-20T16:01:41-05:00January 21, 2016|

Federal junior duck stamp contest underway

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program provides a creative outlet for students through a contest that can be incorporated into almost any subject. The program teaches students about wetlands, waterfowl, land stewardship, migratory birds, conservation and an appreciation of art and writing. Students may submit their artwork and a two- to three-sentence [...]

By |2015-01-07T15:32:56-05:00January 8, 2015|

Students artists honored in Eco-Art Contest

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is honoring the six winning 2012 Eco-Art Contest high school artists this week by presenting awards at the respective schools. The Kentucky students used the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection and submitted artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed media, sculpture and photographs. The winners of [...]

By |2012-04-18T12:02:41-04:00April 19, 2012|

Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest begins

The Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest is the culmination of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Junior Duck Stamp educational program. After studying waterfowl anatomy and habitat, students may demonstrate their knowledge by drawing, painting or sketching a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. K-12 students attending public, private or home schools are eligible to enter. Students from around [...]

By |2022-04-10T09:46:30-04:00February 23, 2012|
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