2017-2018 Marion Soil and Water Conservation District’s contests topic:
Watersheds...Our Water, Our Home
Please visit the National Association of Conservation District’s website www.nacdnet.org for resource links and activities. Please contact Ann Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 414-7808.
In addition, please review the links below for contest entry forms, rules and submission dates.
Manuscripts are due no later than:March 23, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.
Manuscripts may be mailed or hand delivered.
Oral presentations will be held on April 5, 2018 at Green Clover Hall, 6 p.m.
PLEASE CALL BEFORE DELIVERY
Marion Soil and Water Conservation District
2241 NE 3rd St., Suite 204-2
Ocala, FL 34470
All prizes and awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on May 2018.
The MSWCD is proud to announce new monetary gifts awards:
Youth Conservationist of the Year awarded to any Marion County student, who accumulates the most participation points for competing in our contests and volunteering at our events. More points will be given to a student who wins a contest overall than just participating in one. $100Enviromental Educator of the Year awarded to any Marion County teacher, who accumulates the most student participation in our contests, for which their students can participate in, as well as, having the most students volunteer at our events. Teachers who have a student win an overall event will receive more points to their overall score. NEW PRIZES: GRADE SCHOOL EDUCATOR: $1,000, MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATOR: $1,000, HIGH SCHOOL: $1,000.Earth Team Volunteer of the Year awarded to any volunteer who accumulates the most volunteer hours this year. NRCS, MSWCD Board Members and MSWCD Associates are exempt from winning.
We are looking forward to another GREAT contest year!
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