MILTON-FREEWATER -- The Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council's announced today the 2010 Oregon Arbor Poster Contest to help local children and teachers gain awareness of Oregon's trees and their importance to the well being of our watershed.
The contest is open to students in grade 5-8 within the Walla Walla Watershed in Oregon. The council will choose three entries for prizes of $25, $15 and$10. The winning entries will be displayed at the Council's office, 810 S. Main St. and at www.wwbwc.org. The deadline is March 13.
"If parents or teachers have questions regarding the contest or requests for a classroom presentation on the important role local native trees have in our watershed, they can contact me," said Bob Chicken, STELLAR coordinator, in a news release. He may be reached at 541-938-7086 or firstname.lastname@example.org.