Click on the following link, to view a film documenting the rare white Spirit Bear of BC's Great Bear Rainforest. The Kitasoo Xai'xais First Nation, in partnership with environmental groups and the BC Government, created the world's only Kitasoo Spirit Bear Conservancy: http://www.spiritbear.com/media/media/video/legends_from_the_great_bear_rainforest.mp4
The Environmental Artworks Foundation of Alberta invites you to demonstrate, through the creation of a poster or a digital picture, the theme of "My Favourite Outdoor Place".
This year's theme invites students to illustrate how one part of our natural world connects with another, or how all the parts connect with each other!
Please submit entries in one of the following categories:
Grade 4-6 students are encouraged to submit an 11" x 17" poster. Hand drawn only, no computer imaging.
Grades 7-9 and 10-12 are encouraged to submit in the following two categories: Original Digital Photograph (min. 1 MB ) and Original Art (minimum of 11" x 17" to maximum of 24" x 36")
Contest Deadline: April 19, 2013
Full contest details, rules and submission guidelines: http://www.artworksalberta.org/rules.htm
Be part of the new Canada Day Challenge!
If you are between 8 and 18 years old and live in Canada, you are invited to express what Canada means to you by submitting an original poster design, a digital photograph, or a piece of creative writing inspired by the theme Canada: Strong and Free. You could win some really great prizes, including a VIP invitation to attend Canada Day 2013 events on Parliament Hill!
Deadline for Entries: March 22, 2013
Canada Day Challenge Contest Details: http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1292268977681
We are delighted to announce that Eric Vandenberg, a Grade 10 art student at Alberta Distance Learning Centre, is the third place winner in the 2012 Environmental Artworks Foundation of Alberta Contest in the photography category. The theme of this year's contest was My Favorite Outdoor Place.
The image to your left is Eric's winning entry.
Congratulations Eric - it is truly a beautiful photo!
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