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Bring art to your park this fall Contest

Looking for an innovative way to get kids excited about exploring the great outdoors? Join us for a live, web-based seminar and find out how the 'Get to Know' program gives you the tools to creatively connect youth with nature in their national parks and forests.

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Win a back to school prize giveaway! Contest

It’s that time of year: kids are heading back to school and the Get to Know Contest is kicking into high gear. From biology class to fine arts and creative writing, there will be plenty of new opportunities this fall to be creative and learn about your wild neighbors.

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On air with the National Park Service! Contest

We're very excited to be working with our friends at the National Park Service this year to launch a special contest gallery dedicated entirely to spectacular park sites all across America. Listen to this great radio interview with the Associate Director of Interpretation and Education with the National Park Service, Julia Washburn. (Interview starts 6 minutes and 20 seconds in).

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An action-packed contest day in Maryland Contest

Elementary and middle school students in Prince George's County, Maryland had their hands full at Watkins Regional Park earlier this month. Each child had a special opportunity to create their very own nature-inspired masterpiece using natural materials like fallen branches and pine cones. Of course, the celebration wouldn't be complete without a little dancing! Check it out:

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