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E-M:/ Student Poster Contest

The Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring a student poster contest for Michigan students grades 6th - 8th.  Please visit the following website.  http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-exe-outreach-aispostercontest.pdf
Student Poster Contest
"Help Protect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!"
Grades 6th-8th
The Office of the Great Lakes is providing Michigan students a way to use critical thinking and to demonstrate their knowledge of Great Lakes aquatic invasive species.  As you teach your students about these invaders, have your students design a poster to convey a message to their friends, family, and neighbors about how to keep aquatic invasive species from spreading to new lakes and rivers. 
*  Poster size must be 11 x 17 inches, in full color or black and white, and
using pencil, colored pencil, watercolor, pen and ink, and/or acrylic paint.
If you have questions, please contact Emily Finnell at 517-241-7927 or by email at finnelle@michigan.gov
All submissions must be postmarked no later than  Monday, May 3,  2004. Mail entries to:
Emily Finnell
Office of the Great Lakes
Department of Environmental Quality
Constitution Hall, 6th Floor South
525 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI  48933
Prizes include:  The winning student will have their poster signed by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm as the official poster for Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week, June 7-13, 2004, to be reproduced and distributed statewide and will have an opportunity to participate in an episode of Michigan United Conservation Clubs' Michigan Out-of-DoorsTM Television.  Winning and honorable mention entries will be posted on the Department of Environmental Quality website. No entries will be returned.
All entries become the property of the Office of the Great Lakes
and may be published or used at its discretion. 
Funding has been provided by Mr. Peter M. Wege.