2021 Poster and Essay Contest
Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities
Why Participate? Designing a poster and researching the theme can give you a voice in your community on important conservation issues. Good posters tell important stories to present to future generations.
Who can Participate? Any Hamilton County K-12th grade student
What Can you Win? All Winners and sponsoring teachers receive a $25 gift card to Target and District Recognition!
Poster and Essay Contest Rules
Categories: grades K-2 (poster only), 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12
Theme: Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities (must be on your poster and essay)
No Photographic Images
Poster Size: Between 8.5” x 11” and 22” x 28”, Must be flat or 2D
Essay: Between 300 and 500 words
Entries should be done by students only!
Each entry must have: student name, grade, school, teacher name, and teacher email
Posters are evaluated for their Conservation message (50%), Visual effectiveness (30%), Originality (10%), and Universal Appeal (10%)
Submissions are due by Thursday, May 6, 2021 to the HCSWCD office or by email!
Questions? Email Sara
2020 Poster Contest Winners
2019 Poster Contest Winners
See some of the past winners below!
Gwen or Sara
513-772-SOIL (7645) for more information about these contests or other initiatives.