18th Annual Nature Writing Contest

“And In Season, the Flowers: This land of My Father”

April 1 deadline set for annual nature writing contest

Nature writers of all ages may submit poetry and prose to Geauga Park District’s 18th Annual Nature Writing Contest for the chance to win acclaim and cash prizes. Categories are both prose and poetry in the following age groups:

  • Adult (age 18 and older)
  • Adolescent (ages 12 to 17)
  • Child (ages 11 and under)

All entries must include nature-oriented subjects or themes and be received at The West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Russell Township, or the Meyer Center in Big Creek Park, 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon Township, no later than Monday, April 1, at 4 p.m.

See the contest’s full rules and application on the Bulletin Board online. Results will be mailed out to contestants and posted on the Bulletin Board by Friday, May 10. Then cash prizes, awarded by the Geauga Park District Foundation, will be presented at the 18th Annual Nature Writers’ Coffee House to be held Friday, May 31, at 7 p.m. at The West Woods Nature Center. Winners who accept their prizes at the event will be encouraged but not required to read their work.

Call 440-279-0880 or email cmorton@geaugaparkdistrict.org with questions.

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