Soil and water conservation district to sponsor poster contest

Published 9:03 am Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Peter Francisco Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a poster contest on “Local Heroes – Your Hardworking Pollinators” for the counties of Buckingham and Cumberland. 

There are five categories by grade:  K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. The District is awarding a $25 gift card to the first-place winner in each category.

Winning posters are forwarded to the state level, and winners from the state are sent to the national contest where $200 is awarded to the first and second place winners in each category and $150 is awarded to the third place winner. 

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Posters are due in the Peter Francisco office by Friday, Oct. 16.  For an entry form and rules for the contest, contact Elise Corbin (434) 983-7923 or visit: