Hey teachers, students, and homeschoolers, March 1 is the deadline for the NYC Department of Environmental Protection’s 2014 Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest! Students (second through twelfth grade) can enter individual and group creations on the following themes:
- Water—A Precious Resource: To highlight the importance of the quality of our tap and harbor water.
- The New York City Water Supply System: To understand the history of the NYC drinking water system.
- The New York City Wastewater Treatment System: To examine how the City treats nearly 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater every day.
- Water Stewardship: What Can I do to Help Conserve Water? To bring attention to the value of water and ways to conserve it, and the NYC Green Infrastructure Plan as a cost-effective way to manage stormwater and ensure a clean NYC harbor.
The contest link again is: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/environmental_education/artpoetry.shtml
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and inquiries. Tell them HarborLAB sent you! 🙂