News Release 680

Department of Natural Resources invites entries for earth day video contest
Deadline to enter video contest is Feb. 28

Volume 38-680 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010 

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, DEC. 7, 2010 - Missouri fifth-grade teachers are urged to submit student entries in the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ 2011 Earth Day Slogan Contest. Videos should feature the theme “Living Green.”

An entry form, contest rules and details are available on the department’s Website at Deadline for entry is Feb. 28. The winner will be announced in March.

Videos will be featured on the department’s Website and displayed at the 17th annual Department of Natural Resources' Earth Day celebration to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29 at the Capitol in Jefferson City.  State and federal agencies participate in the event with environmental and educational exhibits and activities.

For more information about participating in the Earth Day Video Contest, contact the Missouri Department of Natural Resources at 800-361-4827.