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Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Wed: 9:00am - 2:30pm

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     K-5 Poster Contest


      2011 Winning Poster, Grades 4-6  The annual National Conservation Poster Contest provides
    K - 5 students with the opportunity to convey their thoughts about soil, water, and related natural resource issues through art. Poster theme follows the annual stewardship theme of National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). The contest highlights the educational outreach efforts of conservation districts and their state conservation associations.

    The contest is co-sponsored by the NACD and the NACD Auxiliary and is open to all public, private, and home-schooled students.

    For more information and to schedule your classroom for a learning session, contact Rebecca Jacobs at rebecca@knox-lincoln.org or 596-2040.

    To sign up for a learning session online, click HERE.


    The 2020 Poster Contest and Stewardship Week theme is “Where would we BEE without Pollinators?” 


    Pollinators form the foundations of a healthy and sustainable future for food and the environment, but in recent years, they have shown concerning signs of decline. It’s important that we work to help them prosper by enhancing native pollinator habitats and protecting against pollinator declines.

    Here are some links with more information about this year's theme:

    2020 Poster Contest Flyer

    2020 Poster Contest Rules

    2019 Poster Contest Winners Announced! Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper

    Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to announce – and congratulate – the winners of the annual conservation poster contest. Rebecca Jacobs, KLSWCD program manager, presented a lesson on this year’s theme, Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper, to more than 30 K-5 classrooms in Knox and Lincoln counties.

    We greatly appreciate the enthusiasm, knowledge, and support of this year’s judges – Sharon Chadwick, District Supervisor and BJ Dobson, District Volunteer – who evaluated more than 300 posters on content, visual effectiveness, originality, and universal appeal to select the winners.


    The following three grade/category winners will be entered into the state competition. Each of these students received a $25 gift certificate to Flatbread Pizza, where the District will hold an Environmental Education Fundraiser and Poster Contest Gallery on March 12: 

    Grade 4-6 Winner: Alyssa Giverdon                                                          Grade 2-3 Winner: Aisley King

    Aisley King, Grade 3, South SchoolAlyssa Giverdon, Grade 5, Thomaston Grammar School

    Grade K-1 Winner: Jimia Stetson

    Jimia Stetson, Grade 1, Edgecomb Eddy

    The judges also selected a winner from every classroom that submitted entries:

    Appleton Village School: Manny Mosheyev (5th) 
    Ash Point Community School:
    Alivia Hall-Harrington (2nd)
    Edgecomb Eddy School:
    Jimia Stetson (1st)
    Hope Elementary School:
    Tucker Mank (1st), Maggie Curtis (2nd), Kaley Lincoln (3rd), Oliver Wight (4th)
    Miller School:
    Mariella LaBombard (2nd)
    South Bristol School: Sabrina Siders (K), Helena Bigonia (2nd) 
    South School:  Zane Montgomery (2nd), Aisley King (3rd), Gabriella DeStefano (5th)
    Thomaston Grammar School:
    Alyssa Giverdon (5th)
    Union Elementary School
    : Emilee Cook (K), Liza Esancy (2nd), Payton Conway (5th)
    Wiscasset Elementary School: Devon Roy (3rd)

    Honorable mentions were awarded to:

    Gavin Campbell, Rowan Stewart, Mallory Watkinson, Olive Tomko, Isla Hancox, Eliza Gallant, Aubrey Sylvester, Matilda Stewart, Helena Leavitt, Atalanta Roberts, Thea Laukka, Alanna Smith, Grace Bickford, Tabitha McGregor, Baileigh Hooper, Vincent Frisone, Pedro Adorno, Ava Curtis, Oscar Barnes, Franklin Whytock,  Hayden Libby, Aiden Beardsley, Kamryn Snell, Skyler Spoffurd, and Gabriel Wood.

    Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District congratulates all the winners and commends all the students for their efforts.

    For more information about the poster contest and how to get your students involved, call Rebecca Jacobs at 596-2040 or email rebecca@knox-lincoln.org.