8:00 am - 5:00 pm
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Visitor Center Sponsored by: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Contact: Cora Keber 706-542-6156
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and the Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hold a contest for teachers to introduce some of Georgia’s endangered plants and animals and reasons for their population decline, to their students.Artwork must portray Georgia nongame (not legally hunted, trapped or fished) wildlife and plants.The entries are judged at the local school level in four divisions (#1 - Kindergarten, #2 - first & second grades, #3 - third and fourth grades, #4 - fifth grade). Winning entries in local contests are then to be mailed to the Botanical Garden for entry in the state level competition.Entries must be received by Friday, March 27 for inclusion in the state level judging.The top first, second and third place statewide winners will be featured in a 2011-2012 school-year calendar.