Youth Nature Writing Contest
2009 Youth Nature Writing Contest—Your Favorite Place in the Outdoors
Calling all nature writers! Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is sponsoring a Youth Nature Writing Contest. High school students in Clatsop, Tillamook, Columbia, Pacific, Wahkiakum, and Cowlitz counties are eligible.
To enter the contest, write a 500 word nonfiction story about your favorite place such as a hiking trail, fishing spot or the family farm. Then email or mail your entry to Lewis and Clark NHP. The top three essays will win a prize, which includes $100 or cool nature gear. Don’t delay; start composing your essay now! Entries are due by March 23, 2009.