The Canadian Wildlife Federation wants children to get outdoors an connect with nature.
The foundation’s Get to Know Contest, founded by artist Robert Bateman more than a decade ago, encourages young people to learn about their neighbours of other species through painting and drawing to writing, photography, video and music.
The contest is intended to be a gateway experience for youth to develop a lasting interest in the outdoors and important environmental dates and opportunities.
Entry deadline is July 23. For more information, please go to www.get-to-know.org.
Winners receive an invitation to attend the week-long art and nature camp hosted by Parks Canada at Point Pelee National Park in Windsor, Ont.