Earth Month Kids Contest

Category: Earth Month Kids Contest Last Updated: Tuesday, 04 April 2017

2017 Poster Contest

Hey kids!  This year you are invited to the REACH Museum to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25 beginning at 6:00 p.m., to create your poster. All you have to do is create a poster (materials provided) depicting how to help the environment. Each attendee to the event will be able to vote for 1 poster. At 8:00 p.m. the votes will be counted and YOU could be a winner! Regular admission prices apply. During the event there will also be lot of fun activities to see and do! 

-Check back here to see the winning posters!


2016 Kid's Photo Contest Winners

Shine a Light on Environmental Action

1st prize – Windmills by Nikhita Bontha

My picture shines the light on "Windmills". Windmills uses abundantly and freely available wind energy to produce electricity without burning fossil fuels that can be very harmful to the environment.











2nd  prize – Greenhouse by Kennon Casper  

"Nestled in the small country town of Connell, the Connell High School greenhouse is a hidden treasure. In the bright month of April, the greenhouse is packed with flowers, herbs, vines, vegetables, hanging baskets and more; all planted by the high school students themselves, as they strive to make their community a little more green every year. As the public visits the greenhouse to purchase these plants, they contribute greatly to the efforts of solving environmental issues by encouraging people to grow and use local products, allowing kids to figure out how to work with mother nature to produce .."

 Connell Greenhouse.tiff    

3rd prize – Rattlesnake Mt. & fishing boats by Emily McLaughlin

"This picture shows fishermen unloading their daily catch on the docks after a long day of fishing. I took this photo during sunset at the Columbia Point Marina Park last summer. Over fishing is a serious environmental issue that affects every part of the world, not just or little corner. By understanding how our actions affect the environment, we can preserve the beauty and biodiversity of the Columbia river region."  


Previous year's contest winners:





2012 People's Choice: "Pick up the Trash" by Cottonwood Elementary School’s Mojo Marimba Band