National Park Trust Offers Kids to Parks Day School Contest
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670
The National Park Trust is once again hosting the Kids to Parks (KTP) Day School Contest. The purpose of the contest is to help teachers engage their students with their local parks. This national contest is open to all schools across the country and in the U.S. territories. Students can submit proposals for a KTP event to National Park Trust,401 East Jefferson Street, Suite 203, Rockville, MD 20850.
National Park Trust (NPT) will award scholarships up to the amount of $1,000 to winning entries for each class.Scholarships will be used by the winners to implement their KTP event during the week leading up to May 18, 2013.Deadline for entries is Friday, March 1, 2013.Winners will be announced Monday, March 18, 2013.
For more information please go to http://www.kidstoparks.org/school-contest.
Did You Know?
You can view yellow and showy ladyslipper orchids outside of the Kabetogama Visitor Center in Voyageurs National Park. Blooms typically occur in late spring or early summer. Call ahead for details.