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Wildflower “Learning By Doing” Contest

Write your own “Learning By Doing” story! Families of active subscribers may participate. Choose a day or three and do a wildflower hike. Identify what you find. Write an interesting “Learning By Doing” story, and submit your story by June 15, 2021.


Contest Details

Who may participate: Families who are active Nature Friend subscribers.

When: Choose a day or three and do a wildflower hike with your family or friends.

On your hike: Find wildflowers. Identify ones you do not know. (I just learned today that trillium is not a new species for me, rather a diseased plant that will die within a few years.) Note the habitat where you found your flowers. Jot down anything special that occurred on your hike even if it was not a wildflower. Maybe you saw a colorful insect on a flower. Take photos if you have a camera and care to. Sketch or paint illustrations if you wish.

After your hike: Write a “Learning By Doing” story of your day. Make the story interesting with creative descriptions of your adventure. We are not just looking for a list of names in diary fashion. We want to know George slipped in the creek, or a spider startled Susie. Teach us what you learned from your experience. Remember to take a flower guide with you if you have one. (You have an excellent example of our goals for this contest in the “Learning By Doing” of the April 2021 issue.)

Deadline: Send your story to us by June 15, 2021.

Submissions should include: Name(s) of all who contributed to the story (beyond normal editing help), address, and subscriber renewal code.

Mail to: Wildflower Contest, Nature Friend, 4253 Woodcock Lane, Dayton, VA 22821.

You may also enter the contest by filling out the form below.


Submit Your Story

Name*
Additional contributor names, if applicable
Address*
Your subscriber number is above your name on the mailing label on your magazine, or on your email receipt. (We recognize foreign address mailing labels sometimes do not show the subscriber number. Use email link.)
Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 256 MB.
Allowed file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf

Date

Apr 26 2021 - Jun 15 2021
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