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Kirtland Warbler Contest Accepting Entries Now

Kirtland’s Warbler Young Artists Contest announced

The Huron-Manistee National Forests are now accepting entries for the 2020 Kirtland’s Warbler Young Artists Contest from students in grades K-8.  The contest is a collaboration of the USDA Forest Service, Huron Pines AmeriCorps members, Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve, American Bird Conservancy and The Bahamas National Trust that is intended to teach children about the rare Kirtland’s warbler and its habitat.

Entries to the Young Artists Contest must be original and demonstrate an understanding of the Kirtland’s warbler or any other creatures that live in northern Michigan’s unique jack pine forests.  Students from The Bahamas, where Kirtland’s warblers spend their winter, will also be participating in the contest this year.

All artwork submissions should be in color, horizontally oriented, and completely fill one side of an 8½ by 11-inch sheet of white paper. Copyrighted cartoon characters such as Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl should not be used.  Each submission must include the student’s full name, grade, school, and teacher on the back of the drawing.  There should be no writing or text on the artwork side of the submission. Only one entry will be accepted per student.

A community panel of judges will review entries and notify contest winners before the end of the 2019-2020 school year.  Winners from each grade level will receive a special Kirtland’s warbler prize, and their artwork will be displayed at the 2020 Kirtland’s Warbler Festival in Roscommon on June 6.

 Contest entries may be delivered in person or mailed to: Mio Ranger Station, Attn: KW Artwork Contest, 107 McKinley Road, Mio, MI 48647. 

For more information contact: Kim Piccolo or Celeste LaFleur (989) 826-3252

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