MUFC - Mississippi Urban Forest Council
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Theme for the 2013 Arbor Day Poster Contest
Attention 5th Grade Students and Teachers
We invite you and your students to participate in the 27th Arbor/Earth Day Poster Contest. The contest is a fun and valuable way to learn. This year the statewide contest theme is focused on the human and social benefits trees provide. You may select educational material of your choice to inspire your students. We extended the deadline for your use on Earth Day as well. You can find educational material and curriculums at the National Arbor Day Foundation, www.arborday.org and Project Learning Tree at www.plt.org.
Prizes: Student and Teachers receive cash prizes and statewide recognition.
1st place- $300 each, 2nd- $150 each, 3rd- $50 each
Attach report form to back of poster
The contest is hosted by the Mississippi Urban Forest Council in partnership with the Mississippi Forestry Commission, the USDA Forest Service and the Southern Group of State Foresters. 4-County Electric is sponsoring the 3rd place cash prizes
NEW THIS YEAR. We are adding a photo contest. The photo contest must be of a tree or trees in a Missisisppi community. Complete a submission form with photo. Students or adults may enter the photo contest. Enter by sending photo on low resolution and size to MUFC at email@example.com. Award: $300
School Winner Report Form
After selecting a school winner (may be more than one), copy and complete this form, attach to the back of the poster and send to:
Teacher’s Name ________________________________________________________
School Name ____________________________________________________________
School Phone ____________________________________________________________
Teacher’s Home Phone _________________________________________________
Teacher’s E-mail Address (important)_______________________________________
________Number of posters drawn in the school
________Number of teachers or classrooms who participated
All photos becomes the property of the contest sponsors.