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Poster Contest - 3/14/17
posted by: Lori Cochran


The Upper Ohio Conservation District (UOCD) is participating in the Poster Contest sponsored by the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and the West Virginia Association of Conservation Districts (WVACD.)  The contest is open to all school aged children in the district and prizes will be awarded in each of the following age groups:  Grades K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12.  District winners are eligible to compete in the state contest and state winners will move on to the national contest.

The theme for 2017 is "Healthy Soils are Full of Life." 

  • Judging will be based on conservation message, visual effectiveness, originality, and universal appeal. 
  • Deadline for entry in the UOCD contest is the first Monday in May
  • Poster size for Grades K-6 is a half sheet or 14" x 22".
  • Poster size for Grades 7-12 is a full sheet or 22" x 28".
  • The 2017 Stewardship title, "Healthy Soils are Full of Life," must be on the front of the poster.  No other titles should be used.
  • Any media may be used to create a flat or two dimensional effect (paint, crayon, colored pencil, charcoal, paper, or other materials.)  The back of each poster MUST have the student's name, grade level, teacher's name, and school. 
  • For more information about the UOCD contest, contact our office at 304-758-2512 or email uocd@wvca.us.
  • The entry form is attached.
  •  For schools or classes that have multiple entries, please contact UOCD at 304.758.2512 or email uocd@wvca.us. We will make arrangements to pick them up!


UOCD Conservation Photo Contest - 3/13/17
posted by: Lori Cochran

Upper Ohio Conservation District announces the return of their Conservation Photo Contest for amateur photographers in Tyler, Wetzel and Pleasants Counties.  The contest is part of the WV Association of Conservation Districts’ Conservation Photo Contest and the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Conservation Photo Contest.  Prizes will be awarded in an Adult category and a Youth category.  Winning entries will be submitted to the WVACD state level competition.  Entries must be received by the first Monday in May. Contact UOCD for more information at 304.758.2512 or uocd@wvca.us.


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