“Kids let love of endangered animals show”

Endangered Species Day Art Contest

The national Endangered Species Day Art contest provides young people with an opportunity to learn about endangered species and express their knowledge and support through artwork.  The contest is organized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Endangered Species Coalition, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art/ University of New Orleans.

polar bear cubs

The contest is open to students nationwide from Kindergarten to High School.  Semifinalists will be shown at a reception at the Odgen Musem of Southern Art at University of New Orleans.

The contest’s winner will be honored with their name engraved on a special trophy designed by a gifted young artist, Meredith Graf of New Orleans, LA, and will also be recognized at a reception in Washington, D.C. in May, 2010.

The four finalists from each grade category will receive a DVD copy of Furry Vengeance” the new movie due in theaters April 30, 2010 for a screening to be held at each winner’s school in the fall.

The deadline for entries is March 26, 2010. See submission information and entry requirements below.

The Endangered Species Day Art Contest

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Nature’s Crusaders would like to encourage all students to let your love of endangered animals show through you art.

Thanks to all groups involved for this wonderful opportunity for students.


Contest sponsored by the Endangered Species Coalition.

Images courtesy of Nature’s Crusaders library


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