Attention High School Photographers: Plant Photo Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 04-16-2009

Kathleen McPartland
Public Affairs
530-898-4260
Lawrence Janeway, curator
Chico State Herbarium
530-898-5381

High school students from Chico and surrounding areas are invited to submit landscape and close-up photos of plants for a photo contest with a prize of $100 for first place. The deadline for submissions is May 13. The photos will be on display and judged at an open house to be held in the afternoon on May 15 (time to be announced) in the Chico State Herbarium, Holt Hall 129.

The contest is being sponsored by the Gateway Science Museum and Friends of the Chico State Herbarium.

The first prize in each of the categories (landscape and close-up) includes $100 and free admission to one herbarium workshop. The second prize in each category is free admission to one herbarium workshop. Winners will be announced at the May 15 open house.

The winning photos will be displayed in Holt Hall and printed in an upcoming edition of the Chico News & Review.

There is no fee for submission. Two entries are allowed per participant. All entries must be received by May 13, 2009. Submit photos in 8”x10” format to the Chico State Herbarium, Holt 129, with your name, age, category and contact information. Photos may not be returned and may be modified as needed for display purposes.

For more information, contact Lawrence Janeway at 530-898-5381 or send an
e-mail to Rod Lacey at vektor2016@yahoo.com.

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