– (Greg Freeman) - The state Game and Fish Department’s annual
Earth Day awareness campaign is accepting entries for design of a
2017 Earth Day patch. North Dakota students ages 6-18 are eligible to
participate. The deadline to submit entries is March 15.
Game and Fish Department will announce a winner in three age
categories – 6-9, 10-13, and 14-18. Each winner will receive a pair
of 8x32 binoculars. The final patch design will be chosen from the
winning design will be used on a patch given to members of Girl
Scouts, Boy Scouts, 4-H clubs and any school participating in Earth
Day cleanup projects on state-owned or managed lands in North Dakota
in April and May.
patch should incorporate some aspect of Earth Day – celebrated
April 22 – or keeping North Dakota clean. It must be round and
three inches in diameter. There is a limit of five colors on the
patch, and lettering must be printed. Name, address, age and phone
number of the contestant must be clearly printed on the entry form.
Only one entry per person is allowed.
Day contest rules and entry forms
are available on the Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov.
For more information, contact Pat Lothspeich by email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call 701-328-6332.